Jazz

Video: Tuba Skinny at the Tigermen Den

Wed, 06/02/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
It's been a beautiful spring for outdoor music in New Orleans! Here's Tuba Skinny performing outside The Tigermen Den in the Bywater on April 25, 2021. See more from WWOZ video on our YouTube channel! Read more

Interview: Save Our Brass's Ersel "Garfield" Bogan

Fri, 04/09/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Sportage trombonist Ersel "Garfield" Bogan talks to Action Jackson about how he got his brass band start in high school, why he created Brass Fest, how the Save Our Brass Culture Foundation works to help musicians, and more. Hear it al... Read more

Video: Louis Armstrong 'Beautiful Dreamer'

Thu, 04/08/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ultra rare Louis Armstrong! This performance of 'Beautiful Dreamer' on the Ed Sullivan Show had all but disappeared from 1957 until 2015 when the Louis Armstrong House's Ricky Riccardi surprised jazz historian Dan Morgenstern with just the audio at Satchmo Summer Fest. Yest... Read more

Danny Barker Week at WWOZ

Sun, 01/10/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Welcome to Danny Barker Week on WWOZ! Each morning this week, 9-11am CT, our trad jazz show hosts will be paying tribute to the great jazz guitarist, singer, banjo player, and a composer. This year, we've partnered with the Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival to share thei... Read more

Holidays New Orleans Style

Sun, 12/20/20
Tune in for the sounds of the season today on WWOZ, courtesy of Dr. Michael White, Topsy Chapman, Louisiana Philharmonic, Amanda Shaw, Tim Laughlin, Don Vappie, and Irma Thomas! We'll kick off today's broadcast at 10am CT with Dr Michael White with Topsy Chapman and member... Read more

A Holiday Evening (at home) with Dr. Michael White, LPO, and Topsy Chapman

Wed, 12/16/20
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will stream a Holiday Evening Concert featuring Dr. Michael White in partnership with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert will feature Topsy Chapman as a special guest vocalist and Dr. White and the Original Liberty J... Read more

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

Tue, 12/15/20
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will stream a Holiday Evening Concert featuring Dr. Michael White in partnership with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, December 16th at 8pm CT. The concert will feature Topsy Chapman as a special guest vocalist an... Read more

Interview: Roger Lewis

Sat, 05/30/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Dirty Dozen Brass Band leader Roger Lewis talks to Action Jackson about how he started playing music, the many musical legends he's performed with, how New Orleans music is received around the world, and much more. Listen in: Read more

Video: Meghan Stewart 'Syndrome'

Thu, 04/02/20
Meghan Stewart performs Ellis Marsalis' 'Syndrome' at WWOZ on March 6, 2020. Read more

In Memoriam: Ellis Marsalis

Wed, 04/01/20
Jazz great Ellis Marsalis, Jr. has passed away on April 1, 2020 at the age of 85. Marsalis was an influential player and educator in the jazz world for decades. He is survived by his sons Branford, Wynton, Ellis III, Delfeayo, Mboya, and Jason. Born November 14, 1934, Mars... Read more

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