School Groove

WWOZ is thrilled to present School Groove - a series of live in-studio performances by middle and high school age students from the Greater New Orleans area. Each School Groove presentation brings young New Orleans musicians to the studio to perform on live radio.

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Riverdale High School on School Groove

Mon, 11/18/19
Tune in for our next edition of School Groove on Monday, November 25 around noon. The students from Riverdale High School, led by Mr Desmond Venable, will be in the WWOZ studio to show the audience what the next generation of New Orleans musicians is up to!  Listen live he... Read more

Video: Langston Hughes Academy Brass Band on School Groove

Tue, 11/05/19
Langston Hughes Academy Brass Band joined us in the studio for School Groove earlier today! The band from this school took first place in the beginners' division at the last Class Got Brass competition. They are directed by Samuel Venable, Jr. Check out the performance belo... Read more

Langston Hughes Academy Brass Band on School Groove

Wed, 10/30/19
Langston Hughes Academy Brass Band will join us in the studio for School Groove on Tuesday, Novemer 5 around noon! The band from this school took first place in the beginners' division at the last Class Got Brass competition. They are directed by Samuel Venable, Jr.  Liste... Read more

Fontainebleau High School Jazz Ensemble on School Groove

Wed, 09/18/19
The Fontainebleau High School Jazz Ensemble will be joining us in the studio for the September edition of School Groove! The group is led by Mr. Lee Hicks. Read more

VIdeo: KIPP Believe Jazz Ensemble on School Groove

Thu, 09/05/19
The students from the KIPP Believe Jazz Ensemble joined us in the studio for the first School Groove of the 2019-20 school year! Check out their performance below, and keep listening each month to hear a set from another band from a metro New Orleans school.  Read more

Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp on School Groove

Mon, 07/01/19
Tune in for the July edition of School Groove with the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, only on WWOZ! We'll be live video streaming on our Facebook page. Listen live at 90.7 FM or on our website, Monday around 5:30p. Read more

Video: Loyola Jazz Camp on School Groove

Thu, 06/06/19
The students in Loyola's summer Jazz Camp joined us in the studio for the June edition of School Groove this afternoon! Check it out below.  Read more

Loyola Jazz Band Summer Camp on School Groove

Wed, 05/29/19
Tune in for the June episode of School Groove with Loyola Summer Camp Jazz Band under the direction of Dr. Gordon Towell! The students from this jazz camp will join host Michael Dominici in the studio for a few songs and to talk about what it's like being a young musician r... Read more

Video: Edna Karr Brass Band at WWOZ 2019

Wed, 05/01/19
The Edna Karr Brass Band joined us in the studio for the May edtion of School Groove with host George Ingmire this afternoon! We learned this band incudes Tuba Fats' nephew, and much more. Watch to see one of the hottest high school bands in the city!  Read more

ReNew SciTech Middle School Brass Band on School Groove

Thu, 04/18/19
ReNew SciTech Middle School Brass Band joined us in the studio for our April edition of School Groove! Tune in, because the future of music in New Orleans is bright.  Read more

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