Mardi Gras in New Orleans provides one of the best opportunies on earth to
get great photographs. If you think you have the best Mardi Gras photo ever,
enter it into our Mardi Gras photo contest, and you just may win a free pair
of fine high-fidelity earphones.
So from no...
See what's going on at the station during the Fall Membership Drive. Here is our daily coverage from Monday, October 13, including photos of Donald Harrison, Jr. and Rick Trolsen with Gringo do Choro.
You're invited to attend a seminar on jazz culture presented by Dillard University and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and Foundation's Tom Dent Congo Square Lecture Series. The seminar is part of a month-long celebration of Congo Square presented by the New Orleans...
A look back on Larry "Guy" Panna, one of the greatest drummers to ever come out of New Orleans. Panna is probably best known as a member of Willie Tee's New Orleans Project, the band that put the funk behind the first two recordings of the Wild Magnolias. Though he s...
Barbara Sparks, born Barbara Joiner on November 11th, 1943, died peacefully after a lengthy illness. Ms. Sparks was well known in the Mardi Gras Indian community and was inducted in the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame in 1999.
The History of the Creole Wild West "as told by themselves," is only part of
an evening that will feature a performance by the oldest Mardi Gras Indian
tribe, followed by a panel discussion with members that will be moderated by
Dr. Bruce Raeburn of the Hogan Jazz Archive a...
Our Live Mardi Gras Coverage
WWOZ show hosts are out there enjoying Carnival 2008. Check out their blogs
to find out what parades and parties they are attending.
WWOZ will be riding in Zulu, so look out for the broadcast truck during the
parade and check back occasionally...
Grammy Nominees For The 50th Grammy Awards
Consecutive Mondays in January — "Jazz from the Market" — from 4 until 7
p.m. New Orleans Time
Charles “Charlie B” Burchell will feature the music of the Grammy
nominees for the 50th Grammy Awards.
Tom Morgan’s Annual Mardi Gr...
This is the story of the history of the Mardi Gras Indians, and a glimpse at
one tribe in particular and how they are working with other tribes to keep
the tradition alive in the city of New Orleans.
In this piece we hear from the members of the Wild Mohicans as well as