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Deepwater Horizon Disaster: One Year Later

Thu, 05/06/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
A year after the explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon rig killed 11 workers and became the largest marine oil spill in history, things are not back to normal. Find out more about current benefits and ways that you can help clean up the Gulf. Read more

Echoes of the Flood: Nashville

Thu, 05/06/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
WWOZ encourages listeners to help our waterlogged sister city of Nashville, TN. Musicians from that region including Kenny Chesney and Michelle Branch are still figuring out what they've lost, and the Grand Ole Opry is under several feet of water, destroying equipment, tapes a... Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 4 - with the Boudin Man

Mon, 05/03/10

"Talkin’ 'Bout New Orleans"

Mon, 05/03/10
Authored by George Ingmire
We bring you the sounds of Cyril Neville and Tribe 13 captured live at the 2009 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival in New Orleans' Lafayette Square. Along the way, we introduce you to artist and poet Jose Torres Tama as he discusses his work in the book “New Orleans: Free... Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 3 - with the Boudin Man

Sun, 05/02/10

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 2 - with the Boudin Man

Sat, 05/01/10

Chouval Bwa at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Fri, 04/30/10
You can see the Chouval Bwa Orchestra of Martinique performing on the Jazz and Heritage Stage on Sunday at 1:40 P.M. Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 1 - with the Boudin Man

Fri, 04/30/10

Helping kids through music around the world

Thu, 04/29/10
Authored by Big D
HARMONIKIDS TO PROVIDE UNIQUE MUSIC THERAPY TO EARTHQUAKE SURVIVORS/CHILD SLAVERY VICTIMS IN HAITI April 30, 2010, Los Angeles, CA. ~ In the second week of May, Blues musician Gary Allegretto will take his nonprofit organization Harmonikids (http://www.harmonikids.org) on ... Read more

Infected

Thu, 04/29/10
Authored by David Freedman
I got called out the other day for getting it wrong in my last blog. Got called out by no less than the co-producer of Treme, Eric Overmyer, in front of no less a knowledgeable audience than Sync-Up, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation’s symposium for music insiders. Go... Read more

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