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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Video and photos: Riverdale HS on School Groove

Wed, 08/29/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The band from Riverdale High School joined host Ron Phillips on the first School Groove of the 2018-19 school year this afternoon! Check out their energetic performance below, and keep showing your support for the young musicians of New Orleans by tuning into School Groove ... Read more

Riverdale High School on School Groove

Thu, 08/16/18
School is back in session and that means the 2018-19 season of School Groove is on the airwaves! Join us on Wednesday, August 29 as the band from Riverdale High School, led by Mr. Desmond Venable, launches the new season of School Groove.  It will be broadcast live at 90.7... Read more

Video: Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp on School Groove

Tue, 07/10/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Students from the Louis Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp joined host Cole Williams in the studio this afternoon for a special July edition of School Groove! Check out the replay below. Angelica Pruitt  - bass Theron Sanchez - trumpet Kevin Gullage - keys Gus Wietfeldt - sax Jarre... Read more

Video & photos: Loyola Jazz Camp on School Groove

Mon, 06/25/18
We welcomed the students from Loyola Jazz Camp in for a special summertime edition of School Groove this afternoon. Check out the performance below, via photo gallery and video of the entire set. These kids are dedicated.     Read more

Loyola Jazz Camp on School Groove

Tue, 06/19/18
Tune in Monday, June 25 as we welcome the students from the Loyola Jazz Camp in for a special summer episode of School Groove. A jazz combo of 4-5 students will be led by Gordon Towell. Loyola Jazz Camp is the oldest jazz camp in the city. Branford Marsalis, Nicholas Payton... Read more

Video & photos: Young Audiences on School Groove

Mon, 05/14/18
The students from Young Audiences Charter School in Gretna joined us on the May edition of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio this afternoon. This young band placed third in the Beginner category at the recent 'Class Got Brass' competition, held by the New Orleans Jaz... Read more

Young Audiences Charter School on School Groove

Tue, 04/24/18
The students from Young Audiences Charter School in Gretna will be joining host Murf Reeves on the May edition of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio. This young band placed third in the Beginner category at the recent 'Class Got Brass' competition, held by the New Orl... Read more

Video: KIPP Morial Wolfpack Brass Band on School Groove

Tue, 04/17/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
We were happy to welcome the students of the KIPP Morial Wolfpack Brass Band into our studio for the April edition of School Groove this afternoon! These are middle school students led by Mr. Kelvin Harrison Sr and Mr. Alan Dejan. Check out their performance below. Read more

KIPP Ernest N "Dutch" Morial School on School Groove

Wed, 04/11/18
The students from KIPP Ernest N. "Dutch" Morial School, led by Mr. Kelvin Harrison Sr and Mr. Alan Dejan, will be joining host Cole Williams on the April edition of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio. This band placed second in the Advanced category at the recent 'Cla... Read more

Video: St. Katharine Drexel Prep School on School Groove

Wed, 03/28/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School is joined us in the studio today for the March edition of School Groove! March is Women's History month and we are pleased to bring the students from this all-girls school in for School Groove this month. The band is led by Mr. Lester... Read more

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