Tune in Wednesday night July 22nd from 10:00 p.m. to Midnight (central time)
for an "Encore Edition" of the Ernie K-Doe Radio Show originally broadcasted
on July 25, 1985.
We like to share at least one show a year with everyone and were not able to
play on his Birthday on ...
Bass virtuoso and four-time Grammy winner Christian McBride is one of the
most important figures in jazz, having been associated with Chick Corea,
Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, and many others, in addition to his own
projects. His love of jazz is matched to his love of S...
Join guest host Alski on the Block Party this week with special guest dj
Tarik from the land of Prince. A transplanted local, he is a show host at our
sister station in Minneapolis KFAI. Tarik will be doing a dj set spinning
rare and funky 45's.
Tonight from midnight to 3am Sunday, "Mr. Boring" will convert his
always-sleep-inducing personality into the power of hypnotism. Yep, I'm
hypnotizing the Saturday night drunk listeners who call the WWOZ studio to
offer themselves up to the cuckold stars of this weeks tele...
Vince Taylor was Europe's version of Little Richard's showmanship and Elvis'
dancing and sexual appeal but, well, Taylor mostly lacked musical talent.
Vince Taylor sang off-key and couldn't get his timing synched up to his
band. His audience considered these technicalit...
On Thanksgiving weekend several of New Orleans' finest musicians, including Tom McDermott, Aurora Nealand, and Gerald French traveled to Natal, Brazil, to take part in the 4th Annual MPB Jazz Festival, an event dedicated to fostering a musical and cultural exchange between two...
“There are two great cities in America,” said Larry Kirwan, founder and
front-man of legendary progressive Celtic rock band, Black 47. “One is New
York City; the other is New Orleans.”
On Nov. 8, 2014, Black 47 will headline the Irish Network- New Orleans
(IN-NOLA) Famine ...
In New Orleans this November, “feast or famine” will take on new meaning
thanks to a feast of Irish music events taking place as part of the 2014
annual International Irish Famine Commemoration.
The Irish Famine Commemoration runs from Nov. 6, 2014 through Nov. 9, 2014. ...
I'll be in subbing for the Traditional Jazz show tomorrow, Thursday, July 10,
2014 from 9-11am. Joining me will be John Joyce, bassist for New Orleans
favorites The Smoking Time Jazz Club. John is one of the most knowledgeable
and committed jazz musicians I've had the ple...
It was a glorious day!
Over 30 years ago I found myself at my first, no adult supervision Mardi
Gras. My friend Anna turned on the radio as we got costumed and I stopped in
my tracks. I couldn’t believe that there was a station playing the music my
father played (traditiona...