The New Orleans Jazz Vipers performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Center on Saturday, December 4, 2021 as part of the Jazz & Heritage
Foundation's fall concert series! Check out their full set in the player
Shannon Powell and the Traditional All-Star Jazz Band performed at the New
Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center on Saturday, November 13 as part of the Jazz
& Heritage Foundation's fall concert series! Check out their full set in the
Shake 'Em Up Jazz Band performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center on
Saturday, November 7 to kick off the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's fall
concert series! Check out their full set in the player below.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation hosted "Sync Up: NOLA Next" on
Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 6-8pm CT. This event focused on Entrepreneurial
Collaboration and features 3D Na’tee, DJ Raj Smoove, and Lou Hill of
GenRise in conversation with panelists LaWanda Smith and Ma...
"Free Your Mind" is George Clinton's first ever solo gallery presentation of
paintings. The show is at the Spillman Blackwell Gallery (866 Camp St.)
through October 30. At the opening night on October 2, he was asked about
fellow funk pioneers The Meters, and this is what h...
On Wednesday, October 13, 2021, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Foundation hosted an interview with Mia X as part of the "Sync Up 2021:
NOLA Next" series. In this interview, Mia and Christie Jourdain of Original
Pinettes Brass Band discussed reinventing yourself as an artis...
We could not do Jazz Festing In Place without the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Foundation Archive! Here's a behind-the-scenes peek at how Jazz Festing In
Place comes together as a collaboration between WWOZ and the archive, from
brainstorm to broadcast.
On August 8, 2021, Action Jackson became an ancestor at the age of 59
following a battle with cancer. In the following days, the New Orleans
cultural communities honored his contributions to keeping those flames alive
in the neighbohoods and on the streets by taking it to t...
Scenes from yesterday's second line parade with Young Men Olympian Junior
Benevolent Association! This was the first official second line parade back
on the streets of New Orleans since March 2020 and the people came out! Young
Men Olympians was established in 1884.
Norman Batiste, a member of the famous New Orleans Batiste family, has died.
On Thursday, August 12, his family and friends celebrated his life with
prayer and song in Treme. WWOZ was there to capture some of the
Dr. Brice Miller on the passing of Norman Bat...