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Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans

Sat, 12/26/20

Festing in Place: Happy New Year from New Orleans cubes

Mon, 12/21/20
Join us in ringing in the New Year New Orleans style! We'll help you celebrate safely by featuring some of the best live performances from years past. On New Year's Eve, transport to intimate venue performances with some of the biggest names from New Orleans music includin... Read more

Harvey Averne on the Morning Set

Sun, 12/20/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
On Friday, Morning Set host Dave Dauterive interviewed produced Harvey Averne about working with percussionist Ray Barretto. Averne worked on Barretto's album, Acid, as well as working with many artists in the Latin jazz community. If you missed it, hear it now on the 2-wee... Read more

Interview: Chris Terro of Big 6 Brass Band

Sun, 12/20/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, cowbell percussionist Chris Terro of the Big 6 Brass Band talks to Action Jackson about second lines, how he started playing the instrument, what the band is doing to raise money amid the pandemic, and more. Hear it all in the player ... Read more

Rhythm Room 12/18/20

Sat, 12/19/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Mo' Crunch Speedometer 04:30 Our Kind of Movement 2 Walk With Me Joss Stone 03:39 advance single 3 The Ladys Letter Pops Staples 02:21 Don't Lose This 4 Everyday I Have To Cry Arthur Alexander 02:45 More Dirty Laundry 5 If you're ready come go with Cynthia Richards 02:41 Her... Read more

Video stream: A Holiday Evening (at home) with Dr. Michael White, LPO, and Topsy Chapman, Weds. 8pm

Tue, 12/15/20

Interview: 9 Times VP Oscar Brown

Mon, 12/14/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Oscar Brown of the Nine Times Social and Pleasure Club talks to Action Jackson about how the club reached its size, why the group cherishes diversity, how the parade route pays homage to the 9th Ward, and more! Hear it all in the playe... Read more

Rhythm Room 12/11/20

Sat, 12/12/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Lady Marmelade Mongo Santamaría 03:14 Afro-Indio 2 Get Right Church Prince Dixon 02:27 Overcome! Vol.1 - Preaching in Rhythm and Funk 3 Love Train Bunny Sigler 07:06 Keep Smilin' 4 Jimmy Mack Laura Nyro and LaBelle 02:57 Gonna Take A Miracle 5 Give Love Barry Brown 02:46 St... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January 2021

Thu, 12/10/20
  In the JANUARY 2021 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Celebrating Danny Barker | WWOZ Celebrates Mardi Gras and You're Invited! | In Memoriam 2020 | WWOZ Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2020 | Volunteer Profile: Wendell Barnes and Joiya Phillips | Recipe: G... Read more

WWOZ Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2020

Wed, 12/09/20
2020 has been strange, but once again, WWOZ show hosts are compiling lists of their favorite recordings of the year. Let those-in-the-know point you to the latest great tunes and help you catch up on what you might have missed. T.R. Johnson | Sondra Bibb | Logan | Duane Wil... Read more

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