New Orleans Music

Piano Night 2012 Artists

Thu, 04/12/12
Read more about Piano Night Buy Piano Night T-Shirts and Posters in the WWOZ Swamp Shop The who's who of performers at WWOZ's Piano Night. Read more

WWOZ CD #36 - Peak Performance

Mon, 03/12/12
Spring 2012 CD #36 -- Peak Performance Track listing Chubby Carrier - "Rock Me Baby" Betty Shirley - "Broadway" Rene Marie - "Black Lace Freudian Slip" Joe Krown with Walter Wolfman Washington and Russell Batiste Jr. - "Last Two Dollars" Revivalists - "When I Die" ... Read more

WWOZ's Fabulous 2011 in Photos

Sun, 01/08/12
2011 saw its share of ups and downs, but the music was always in the stratosphere. We hope you enjoyed the music as much as we did, and we're counting on you to keep listening to 'OZ and supporting New Orleans music in 2012 (think of 2012 not as an apocalyptic end of the world... Read more

Show Hosts' Favorite CDs of 2011

Mon, 11/22/10
As 2011 closes and we ring in 2012, we've been busy compiling show hosts' favorite albums into a list for your perusal. Check out our recommendations to add to your collection of New Orleans, Jazz and Heritage music. Read more

WWOZ CD #35 - You Shoulda Been There

Tue, 09/27/11
Fall 2011 CD #35 -- You Shoulda Been There Liner Notes Welcome back Music Lovers!  You are just in time for WWOZ’s latest and greatest CD, You Shoulda Been There.  This 35th edition of our own ultra-collectible disc series for Fall 2011 includes once in a lifetime recording... Read more

The Thelonious Monk Institute

Thu, 06/23/11
Authored by Russell Shelton
Russell Shelton looks at the influence of the Thelonious Monk Institute and its plans for the immediate future. Read more

Livewire Music Calendar Policy

Thu, 06/16/11
If you are a local musician or club with a gig to promote, you might be interested in reading about how to submit your event to the Livewire Music Calendar. Read more

Jesse McBride

Thu, 04/14/11
Jesse McBride officially started playing the violin at the young age of four. Through elementary and middle school, Jesse entered and won many solo violin competitions. In 1994, Jesse entered the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Tx where he was enc... Read more

Bob Seeley

Fri, 04/08/11
Bob Seeley is arguably America's greatest living boogie woogie pianist. Detroiter Bob Seeley is a piano player like Mickey Mantle was a ball player. The 77 year old pianist has been a fixture at the piano bar at Charlie's Crabe in suburban Troy, Michigan, just outside of De... Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith

Fri, 04/08/11
Lonnie Smith has consistently been a leading force in jazz since 1969 when critics for Downbeat magazine hailed him as ‘Top Organist of 1969.’ More recently he has been selected as ‘Organ Keyboardist of the Year’ by The Jazz Journalist Association in 2003, 2004 and 2005. ... Read more

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