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Little Freddie King's 80th birthday

Fri, 07/17/20
Sunday was Little Freddie King's 80th birthday and he celebrated in style with a live video stream from BJ's! Pin a dollar or a few on him at paypal.me/wackowadeproduction. WWOZ's Andrew Grafe will be devoting a 2-hour show to Little Freddie on Monday from 2-4pm. Listen li... Read more

Interview: Edward Jackson of TBC Brass Band

Fri, 07/17/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Action Jackson talks to TBC Brass Band member Edward Jackson about where the band started playing, why he decided to go to Southern University, how the band got back on track after Katrina, and much more. Hear it all in the player below: Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July 2020

Fri, 07/17/20
  In the JULY 2020 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Festing in Place: The Next Fest Thing | WWOZ's Virtual Groove Gala | Explore with WWOZ's Groovapedia | Volunteer Spotlight: Cathie Ruggiero | Satchmo SummerFest's Seven Days of Satch | OnlineWire Virtual Gi... Read more

Tribute to Tami Lynn: Tues. 7-10pm

Tue, 07/14/20
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Yet another in the seemingly endless procession of tributes is in order for this week's edition of The '50s R&B Show. The great New Orleans soulstress Tami Lynn, born Gloria Brown in the Gert Town section of the city in 1942, passed away on June 26th. Lynn began singing in... Read more

WWOZ's Virtual Groove Gala: Sep. 3

Mon, 07/13/20

Recipe: Chicken with Orange-Ginger Glaze

Sun, 07/12/20
This is an old-school version of fusion cuisine, with its roots in Jamaica's Chinese community. It has a sweet-savory Asian flavor profile, with a big hit of Caribbean heat. It includes a number of common Jamaican ingredients like allspice, thyme, ginger, and scotch bonnet ... Read more

Watch Dr. Michael White's 2017 set from Little Gem Saloon

Sat, 07/11/20

Rhythm Room07/10/20

Sat, 07/11/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Jelly Roll Power Of Attorney 03:39 Power Of Attorney 2 Real Midnight Birds of Chicago 05:39 Real Midnight 3 Back To Living Again Curtis Mayfield 05:11 New World Order 4 play play bob marley & the wailers 02:35 wail' n soul'm singles selecta 5 I Don't Care Anymore Doris Duke ... Read more

Festing in Place: The Next Fest Thing

Fri, 07/10/20

50 years ago today: Mahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrong

Fri, 07/10/20
This performance happened 50 years ago today at Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

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