This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Original Pinettes Brass Band leader
Christie Jourdain talks to WWOZ's Action Jackson about how the all-female
band was originally received by other musicians, the competition that
earned them respect, how the pandemic is impacting musi...
Check out our YouTube page (or just watch below) this Sunday, May 24 at 7pm
as we host the YouTube premiere of 'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas'! We've added
some bonus interview footage at the end.
'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas' was created as an in-depth profile of the
New Orleanians' creativity and support for each other is still in high gear
throughout this pandemic. One new effort is Letters From The Porch, a series
of videos in which musicians and performers offer their gifts in gratitude to
the medical community.
Artists perform on ...
This weekend would have been the 47th annual New Orleans Greek Festival on
Bayou St. John. It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition put on by the Holy
Since the Greek Festival cannot go on as planned, WWOZ would like to invite
you to "Greek Fe...
This week's '50s R&B Show will pick up where last week's left off -- with
recordings made at a New Orleans session in July of '56. From there, we'll
journey through the last recordings Little Richard made for Specialty in the
'50s before a religious awakening coaxed him awa...
1 Hold It Willie Mitchell 02:25 Sunrise Serenade/Hold It!!! Here's Willie
2 Morning Train The Campbell Brothers 03:42 Sacred Steele [Disc 2]
3 We The People Staple Singers 03:53 Be Altitude: Respect Yourself
4 We'll Meet Roy Panton & Millie Small 02:33 ska at the jam...
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Bennie Pete, a cofounder of the Hot 8
Brass Band, talks to Action Jackson about how the band was formed, countries
they've gotten to perform in, what they love about playing at Jazz Fest, and
In the MAY 2020 Issue of the 'OZone,
WWOZ's monthly newsletter:
Jazz Festing in Place Wrap Up | Jazz Festing in Place Swag: Available through
May 17 | In Memoriam: Jesse Hathorne | OnlineWire Virtual Gig Calendar |
Explore with WWOZ's Groovapedia | Classic Jazz Fest Re...