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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

Volunteer Profile: Glen LeBlanc

Mon, 12/07/20
Volunteer at WWOZ   WWOZ Volunteers: What neighborhood of New Orleans are you from? I am from Marrero, LA on the Westbank of New Orleans, and I currently live in Harvey, LA, just a few miles from where I grew up. WWOZ Volunteers: How did you become acquainted with WWOZ? ... Read more

Interview: Bernard Robertson of Sudan SAPC

Sun, 12/06/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Bernard Robertson of the Sudan Social Aid & Pleasure Club talks to Action Jackson about the mental toll the pandemic is taking on the club, how charity efforts have been hampered by COVID, why it's important to mentor the youth, and mo... Read more

Video: Khris Royal & Dark Matter f/Nigel Hall 'I Can't Breathe'

Sun, 12/06/20
Last month, Khris Royal and Dark Matter put out a new video for their song, 'I Can't Breathe,' featuring Nigel Hall. Check it out below.  Read more

Rhythm Room 12/04/20

Sat, 12/05/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Der Kiezpanther Hamburg Spinners 02:34 2 help (god help america) charlie whitehead & the swamp dogg band - 03:47 charlie whitehead & the swamp dogg band 3 I Earned Mine Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens 03:00 Cold World 4 I've Been Loving You Too Long Deliah Gartrell 03:07 ... Read more

Tudo Bem Anniversary Special w/Katrina Geenen

Sat, 12/05/20
Authored by Dean Ellis
In honor of WWOZ's 40th anniversary, I will be presenting a special Tudo Bem today featuring one of the station's very first show hosts, Katrina Geenen, founder of Tudo Bem, the music of Brazil, which Suzanne Corley and I took over after Katrina--whose last show was on OZ's... Read more

Recipe: Gougères (French Cheese Puffs)

Fri, 12/04/20
Gougères, or savory French cheese puffs, make great holiday party apps. They are a savory take on pâte à choux, cream puff dough. It's the same dough used in éclairs and in beignets, where it's deep-fried instead of baked. "Choux" means cabbage; the name comes from the fact... Read more

A Message from the GM: Happy 40th birthday, WWOZ!

Mon, 11/30/20
A Message from the General Manager: Happy Birthday WWOZ! 40 years ago today WWOZ was awarded its federal broadcast license-the only caveat was that it had to be on the air within 24 hours! Since the station had no physical base at the time, program hosts taped shows at hom... Read more

The Minister of Swing on Hep Cat's Ball

Sun, 11/29/20
Authored by The Minister of Swing
The Minister of Swing will be back behind the board with two hours of big band sounds from the swing era on Sunday, November 29th 6-8PM right here on WWOZ's Hep Cat's Ball  Read more

Interview: Glenn Hall III of Rebirth and Baby Boyz

Sat, 11/28/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Rebirth Brass Band and Baby Boyz Brass Band trumpeter Glenn Hall III gets on the phone with Action Jackson to talk about how he started playing at a very young age, the musicians who influenced him, what he hopes to accomplish in the f... Read more

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