New Orleans Music

Mardi Gras 2008

Wed, 01/23/08
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... Read more

Mardi Gras & Valentine's Day 2008 Theme Shows

Wed, 01/23/08
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... Read more

The Emperor Has A Hit

Mon, 01/07/08
Ernie K-Doe, the late "Emperor of the Universe," has a new hit. One of the hottest commercials during the British holiday season was for a TV ad using the song "Here Come the Girls," a 1970 recording by New Orleans' own Ernie K-Doe. According to a WWOZ listener in Great B... Read more

The Emperor Has A Hit

Mon, 01/07/08
Ernie K-Doe, the late "Emperor of the Universe," has a new hit. One of the hottest commercials during the British holiday season was for a TV ad using the song "Here Come the Girls," a 1970 recording by New Orleans' own Ernie K-Doe. According to a WWOZ listener in Great B... Read more

Terence Blanchard Explains: A Tale of God's Will

Fri, 11/02/07
Authored by David Kunian
On the eve of the premiere of his latest work, trumpeter Terence Blanchard speaks about his inspiration and thoughts about A Tale of God's Will. Read more

In Memory of George Brumat

Thu, 09/27/07
New Orleans Jazz Club Owner George Brumat passes away at age 63 George Brumat, owner of Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday July 7, 2007. George was more than a beloved figure on the New Orleans music scene. He opened Snug Harbor in 1983, an... Read more

A Memorial for the Great Wilson Turbinton a.k.a Willie Tee

Wed, 09/19/07
Authored by David Kunian
A 6-minute piece about Willie Tee, the late great keyboardist, producer, writer, and singer for the Gaturs and the Wild Magnolias, among others. Read more

Silent Second Line

Mon, 08/27/07
Authored by David Weinberg
On August 26, there will be a silent second-line march from Armstrong Park to Jackson Square. The march is to raise awareness to many of the issues facing working musicians in New Orleans. In this piece we hear from Deacon John, president of the musician's union, and memb... Read more

Radio Tribute to George Brumat of Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

Tue, 07/17/07
Authored by George Ingmire
George Brumat, owner of Snug Harbor, a jazz bistro in the Faubourg Marigny, passed away on July 7th, 2007, at the age of 63. He opened Snug Harbor in 1983, well before Frenchman Street (where the club is located) was the music oasis it is today. His dedication to the cont... Read more

The Commute

Thu, 06/21/07
Authored by Eve Abrams
Robert Snow, of the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, and Marcus Hubbard and Lamar LaBlanc of The Soul Rebels, all commute to New Orleans in order to work. And they're not alone. For many, many New Orleans musicians, a long drive is now a regular part of the post-Katrina work w... Read more

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