Members & Membership

Thank you, Mary Cornelius

Fri, 06/07/24
WWOZ is deeply grateful for the generous bequest left by Guardian of the Groove Mary Cornelius, Ph.D., who passed away in December following a long illness. Mary spent her professional career finding ways to naturally control pests like termites without harming the planet.... Read more

Home Is Where The Groove Is

Tue, 05/07/24
Today, on GiveNOLA Day, as WWOZ is packing up and preparing to move to our new home up to the fifth floor of the Jax Brewery buiding, we are reflecting on WWOZ's past, present, and what's to come. Like well seasoned cast iron skillet, WWOZ is what it is today thanks to hun... Read more

Inside the WWOZ Hospitality Tent, Jazz Fest 2024

Fri, 04/26/24
Each year, The WWOZ Hospitality Tent is its own little world within Jazz Fest as 'OZilians from across the world ebb and flow through the tent throughout the day! Here are the Guardians of the Groove who we caught on "film" this year. Thank you so much to our Brass Passers ... Read more

Photos: inside the WWOZ Hospitality Tent, Jazz Fest 2024

Fri, 04/26/24
We love our Brass Passers! Thank you to everyone who did it up right at the WWOZ Hospitality Tent during Jazz Fest 2024. Look for yourself in the gallery below!  Read more

A message from Leo Nocentelli, The Meters lead guitarist and a proud WWOZ Guardian of the Groove

Wed, 03/13/24
I’ve been supporting WWOZ since the beginning. I’ve always felt great about that participation, and the way WWOZ supported the city, starting with local artists, playing their records.  The first real radio support that The Meters had was from WWOZ. I’m old enough to know ... Read more

Terrance Simien, Zydeco Musician and proud member of the 'OZ family, on why you should support WWOZ

Tue, 03/12/24
Why do I support WWOZ? It would be a long explanation because WWOZ is so many things. WWOZ is a radio station totally unique to the culture and the music of Louisiana and of New Orleans. WWOZ has done so much for me and my career, and people like me - other Zydeco musician... Read more

A Note from Mark Landesman, host of The Sunday Morning Jazz Set, Sundays from 6-8:30am

Sat, 03/09/24
Authored by Mark Landesman
A Note from Mark Landesman, host of The Sunday Morning Jazz Set, Sundays from 6-8:30am I support WWOZ because music is an integral part of my life and hosting The Sunday Morning Jazz Set is how I express my love of music. I've listened to music all my life, starting when I... Read more

I support WWOZ because I cannot imagine life without it

Fri, 03/08/24
Authored by Elizabeth Meneray
Have you ever been in your car on a sunny New Orleans Saturday afternoon, and you have your windows down and maybe Yolanda Estrada is doing Tiene Sabor, and the rhythm of the music seems to jive right along with your car, jiggling and jumping along the uneven streets, throu... Read more

Wacko Wade and Little Freddie King on WWOZ

Fri, 03/08/24
WWOZ is the window to the World for New Orleans and Louisiana music. When Little Freddie King started recording again in the early 90s, it was Jerry Brock and DJ John Sinclair that came to us and introduced our “Gut-Bucket Blues” to the World by way of WWOZ. After many year... Read more

Looking Forward: French Market studio reflection

Mon, 11/27/23
Authored by Soul Sister
WWOZ is moving up the street from our French Market Studio to our new home at Jax Brewery so we're spending this week looking back at 18 years of WWOZ broadcasting from the French Market with photos, videos, and station volunteer recollections. I'll always cherish the Fren... Read more

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