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"Fantastic Mr. Funk"

Mon, 01/24/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s show, we bring it back-a-town with Grammy nominee Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, followed by the seriously funkilicious sounds of Big Sam’s Funky Nation. With the Jazz Fest lineup out, it’s never too early to figure out what you want to eat at the Fest, so w... Read more

Return engagement, January 28, 2010, 8 a.m. Lagniappe live!

Sat, 01/22/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
Chet Overall said they had a blast the first time they played live on my show, so we decided to do it again. The Lagniappe Brass Band, a new B.B. that does some very tight ensemble playing, will once again entertain, fun and good music this coming Friday morning, 8 o'clock... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2011

Fri, 01/21/11
Dear Listener,Last week, the Jazz Education Network (JEN) held its annual conference in New Orleans. In his keynote speech, Representative John Conyers unveiled the outlines of a new National Jazz Initiative, calling for legislation to provide for the preservation of jazz a... Read more

Marching Bands

Tue, 01/18/11
Authored by Zachary Young
Zach Young visits with teachers and students in a school where a local organization has donated musical instruments. Read more

Magic Moment from Dancin' Man 504

Mon, 01/17/11
Magic Moment from Dancin' Man 504 Read more

"Maple Leaf Revisited"

Mon, 01/17/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s show, we head down to the Oak Street for some music and food. As we enter the Carnival Zone, this is one place where the funk will be in full effect, so get ready for a set from Papa Grows Funk, followed by some Joe Krown. Culinary Crossroads: Jacques-Imo'sClub: ... Read more

WWOZ Looks Back At 2010!

Thu, 01/13/11
As we ring in the new year, join us in reminiscing about the best moments of 2010. From live broadcasts and in-studio performances to shows and festivals, we can think of quite a few magical highlights from the past year in New Orleans' rich musical tapestry. Read more

Brass Band news! Chetsta is hanging out with Raymond Kent and then playing live on January 14, 8 to 9 a.m.

Tue, 01/11/11
Authored by Raymond Kent
The new year is getting off to a good start at The Jazz Crossroads. This week only, the Brass Band Half Hour shifts to an 8 o'clock start (New Orleans time) and goes live! Chet "Chetsta" Overall, the tenor saxophone player for the Lagniappe Brass Band, has committed to br... Read more

Charlie B is back

Mon, 01/10/11
Authored by Charles Burchell
Well, after a work trip that covered the past three major holidays, I'm back at WWOZ for another edition of "Jazz from the French Market." First of all, my sincere thanks to Jeff Greenberg who filled in for me. Jeff, you did an amazing job. There's been a lot of new music t... Read more

Magic Moment from Tondrae Kemp

Mon, 01/10/11
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