Takin' It to the Streets interviews

Takin' It to the Streets episodes containing a podcast

Norman Dixon, Jr.: Jazz Fest Flashback

Sun, 03/31/19
In this WWOZ Jazz Fest Flashback, parade coordinator Norman Dixon, Jr. shares why Jazz Fest is so important to the Social & Pleasure Clubs of the city: Read more

Interview: Lois Andrews Nelson, Queen of krewedelusion

Wed, 02/13/19
WWOZ's Action Jackson sits down with Lois Andrews Nelson, queen of krewedelusion! In addition to Queen, she is a Baby Doll, member of the Money Wasters Social & Pleasure Club, and mother of Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, James Andrews, and Buster Nelson. Get in the backstr... Read more

Interview: Diane Honore of Black Storyville Baby Dolls

Wed, 02/06/19
Takin' It To The Streets host Action Jackson sits down with Diane Honore, founder of Black Storyville Baby Dolls, and talks about why her group exists, Louis Armstrong, Storyville, Baby Doll history, and much more.  Hear it below: Read more

Original Big Seven/Mother's Day Second Line Parade

Sat, 02/02/19
Photo by Christy Grimes Read more

Pigeon Town Steppers Second Line Parade

Sat, 02/02/19
Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee Hear the interview with Pigeon Town Steppers' Rollin' Joe: Read more

Ole & Nu Style Fellas Second Line Parade

Sat, 02/02/19
Ole & Nu Style Fellas at Jazz Fest 2017 [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee] Read more

Interview: Bone Man Quinn

Sat, 02/02/19
"We good spirits." WWOZ's Action Jackson sits down with Bone Man George Quinn to talk about what it's like being a bone man coming out on Mardi Gras morning to wake up the neighborhood. Quinn is the first Bone Man to appear at Jazz Fest.  Hear it below: Read more

Interview with Joe Lastie

Mon, 12/17/18
WWOZ's Action Jackson sat down with world famous New Orleans drummer Joe Lastie in November. Listen to the interview below to hear Lastie talk about coming up in the New Orleans musical traditions in the Lower 9th Ward (alongside cousin Herlin Riley) and much more. Read more

Interview: Big Chief Kito of Seminole Mardi Gras Indians

Sat, 12/08/18
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, hear Action Jackson's interview with Big Chief Kito of the Seminole Mardi Gras Indians. Find out why he steps out alone, what it's like coming out of a limousine on St. Joseph's Night, what it was like masking in the 1980s, and much mo... Read more

Revolution Second Line Parade

Sat, 12/01/18
In the WWOZ Hospitality Tent with WWOZ'S Action Jackson at Jazz Fest 2018 [Photo by Carrie Booher] Read more

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