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Seafood Cornbread

Mon, 01/09/12
This isn't your ordinary cornbread, but we'd still call it a side. So make some fancy pants seafood cornbread and then match it up with one of delicious recipes from the archives. Chicken and sausage jambalaya? Maybe in lieu of the french bread for Shrimp Mosca? Think about it... Read more

WWOZ's Fabulous 2011 in Photos

Sun, 01/08/12
2011 saw its share of ups and downs, but the music was always in the stratosphere. We hope you enjoyed the music as much as we did, and we're counting on you to keep listening to 'OZ and supporting New Orleans music in 2012 (think of 2012 not as an apocalyptic end of the world... Read more


Thu, 01/05/12
Authored by Raymond Kent
Friday, January 6th is Epiphany, and on that day from 6 to 9 a.m. join me at The Jazz Crossroads for music that celebrates the season leading up to Mardi Gras.  I’ll be featuring a CD that is at the core of Carnival and the Mardi Gras Indians as well as the culture of all N... Read more

"Shake That Sugar"

Tue, 01/03/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we start the New Year out New Orleans style: The ivories take center stage with Ellis Marsalis, Dr. John, Joe Krown, and Bob Andrews. We also stop for a sip of Almonaster’s Delight at Sylvain restaurant before heading off to a sugar exhibit at the So... Read more

Annual Sun Ra New Years Show

Tue, 12/27/11
Authored by David Kunian
The KItchen Sink Tone Scientists of Ecstatic Space will bring you the annual Sun Ra New Years Party on WWOZ.  At least 2 hours of Sun Ra from the over 60 recordings that the Scientists have accumulated.  Expect Space, Time, Jazz, Space Time Jazz, and the Astro Infinity Arke... Read more

"Mardi Gras 2012"

Mon, 12/26/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, to prepare for Mardi Gras 2012, we visit Blaine Kern aka Mr. Mardi Gras, sample King Cakes from two bakeries (Cake Café and Croissant D'Or), and catch up with the Phunny Phorty Phellows as they kick off Carnival season on January 6th, 2012.  The musi... Read more

Merry Nazz-mas

Sun, 12/25/11
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
From the great boxing writer turned attorney and regular WWOZ listener: Michael Marley   The Nazz by Lord Buckley   Now look at all you cats and kitties out there whippin' and wailin' and jumpin' up and down and suckin' up all that juice and pattin' each other on... Read more

Sound Clash Holiday Edition

Tue, 12/20/11
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brice Nice (Vinyl) and Alski (Digital) on the Rhythm Room this Friday as they once again have a musical duel. Special holiday edition of Sound Clash featuring no holiday songs. Read more

"Movie Blues"

Mon, 12/19/11
Authored by George Ingmire
Join us this week as we get ready New Orleans' own Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival. We meet up with Jonny Ray and Michelle for a movie tour of the city and visit a local cooking school for three outstanding courses with award-winning chef Frank Brightsen. Read more

Gentilly Jr. Shows You How to Survive the Holidays

Sun, 12/18/11
Authored by Christy
Getting hounded by the same 10 tunes everywhere you go this holiday season? Tune in this Monday at 7pm and let Gentilly Jr. cure your holiday blues with some...holiday blues. Not to mention bluegrass. Plus all genres in between - maybe even some holiday hot rod.  "I can jus... Read more

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