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Tonight's show

Sat, 01/21/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
The Cackle   Eight seconds in 1958.  Guitar Slim's scratchy guitar intro of the song, The Cackle; "echoing, ching, ching, ching, ching, ching, Cheeeeeng!"  Chicken scratch guitar.  Not the first musician to imitate a chicken but you can hear this Guitar Slim riff in so many... Read more

Blaze Foley documentary w/Gurf Morlix at Chickie Wah Wah on Saturday

Thu, 01/19/12
Authored by Carrie Booher
The feature-length music documentary "Duct Tape Messiah" comes to Chickie Wah Wah on Saturday, January 21, 2012. The film captures the life of legendary Texan crooner Blaze Foley, who died homeless and with no official albums released. Since his murder in 1989, Foley's mu... Read more

WWOZ Gets the Axe (and the Screwdriver)...

Wed, 01/18/12
We're still living in boxes, but the engineers and contractors are hard at work connecting, hammering and gluing the station back together! Cheer them on as they keep making the magic happen and check out some of the photos below as we continue to see changes in the upcoming w... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2012

Wed, 01/18/12
In This Issue Live Broadcast: Johnny Sansone Flashback: 2011 Getting in the Mardi Gras Groove Insight New Orleans Jazz Fest Vintage Tees Show Host Profile: Jim Hobbs February Volunteer of the Month Juju Jozwiak J... Read more

Sorry, I'll be out on Jan. 28, 2012

Tue, 01/17/12
Authored by Big Pete
Sorry, got someplace to be. I'll be out on Jan. 21 but will be back on the 28th. Please let me know if there's any trad jazz tune or musician you want to hear. BP Read more

"Rock and Bowl in New Orleans"

Tue, 01/17/12
Authored by George Ingmire
We make a visit to the famous "Rock and Bowl," a bowling alley that recently relocated from its original position.  On this show, we check out some of the Rock and Bowl’s regular and historical acts while taking a walk down memory lane with John Blanchard, the owner of Rock... Read more

"Kickin’ Some Brass"

Tue, 01/10/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we give you two sides of brass, featuring the powerful sounds of Bonerama and the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band.  In addition to music, we visit the historic Lower 9th ward and also stop by Meals from the Heart Café, located in the French Market f... Read more

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

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