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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St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School on School Groove

Tue, 03/20/18
The students from St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory School, led by Mr. Lester Singelton, will be joining host Derrick Freeman on the March edition of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio. March is Women's History month and we are pleased to bring the students from this a... Read more

Video: KIPP Believe Jazz Band on School Groove

Tue, 02/27/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
We were happy to welcome the students of KIPP Believe Jazz Band, along with band director Mr. Keith Hart, into our studio this afternoon for the February edition of School Groove! Check out the performance from these talented kids below.      Read more

KIPP Believe Jazz Band on School Groove

Wed, 02/14/18
The students from KIPP Believe Jazz Band, led by Mr. Keith Hart, will join us in the studio for the next episode of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio. School Groove is a series of live in-studio performances by middle and high school students from the Greater New Or... Read more

Video: NOCCA Jazz Ensemble at WWOZ

Wed, 01/24/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
We welcomed the students from the NOCCA Jazz Ensemble, led by Mr. Michael Pellera, today for the January episode of School Groove, live from the WWOZ studio. Mr. Pellera is the recipient of OffBeat Magazine's 2018 Lifetime Achievement in Education Award at the Best of the B... Read more

Video: Warren Easton Jazz Band on School Groove

Wed, 12/27/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
  The students from Warren Easton Jazz Band joined us in the studio for the December edition of School Groove! Check out their performance from Monday, December 11 below.      Read more

Video: McDonogh 35 on School Groove

Wed, 11/15/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The students from McDonogh 35 Brass Band joined us in the studio this afternoon for School Groove! Check out their performance below.  Read more

Video: Landry Walker HS Chosen Ones Brass Band at 'OZ

Thu, 10/26/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Landry Walker High School 'Chosen Ones' Brass Band joined us for the second episode of School Groove of the 2017-18 school year this afternoon! Led by WWOZ Guardian of the Groove Wilbert Rawlins, The Chosen Ones performed three songs in our studio before heading off to ... Read more

Landry Walker Chosen Ones on School Groove

Thu, 10/12/17
The Landry-Walker Chosen Ones, under the direction of Guardian of the Groove Wilbert Rawlins, will join us in the studio for the next episode of School Groove during the 2017 Don't Stop The Music Fall Pledge Drive. This group won first place at the Jazz & Heritage Foundatio... Read more

Video: Edna Karr Brass Band at 'OZ

Mon, 09/25/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
We welcomed the mighty Edna Karr Brass Band, led by director Chris Herrero, into our studios for the first episode of School Groove of the 2017-18 school year earlier today! Check it out: Read more

Satchmo Summer Camp Jazz Combo

Mon, 08/14/17
We welcome the students from the Louis Armstrong Satchmo Summer Camp Jazz Combo, and their leader, Brian Quezerque, to WWOZ for the latest episode of Cuttin' Class. Read more

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