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Piano Night Happens Tonight

Mon, 04/25/16
Authored by David Stafford
Monty Alexander - Harlem Kingston Express to Headline WWOZ's Piano Night; Allen Toussaint tributes planned WWOZ 90.7FM is pleased to announce the 28th annual Piano Night on Monday, April 25, 2016 at the House of Blues New Orleans. This year's event will feature Monty Alexan... Read more

Sonny Landreth at WWOZ

Thu, 04/14/16
Authored by David Stafford
Sonny Landreth performs and talks with WWOZ's Black Mold on January 22, 2016. Sonny Landreth at WWOZ from WWOZ New Orleans on Vimeo. Read more

WWOZ Announces New Chief Operating Officer

Wed, 04/06/16
Authored by WWOZ Board
Press release:WWOZ welcomes an important new member to its management team: Arthur Cohen, who will serve as the station’s Chief Operating Officer. Arthur has 38 years’ experience in public radio, having most recently served eight years as president of the Public Radio Progr... Read more

WWOZ Statement of Principles

Mon, 03/14/16
Authored by WWOZ Board
An expanded, narrative version of these principles from WWOZ Board is available here. We are in the middle of our Spring Pledge Drive and thought we’d be sure you know what we are asking you to support. Here is a summary of WWOZ’s basic principles: WWOZ’s mission is, ha... Read more

See Music Videos from the Drive

Fri, 03/11/16
Authored by David Stafford
 During our membership drives, the WWOZ video team is hard at work. Here's a sampling of highlights from  this spring's drive. You can also see acts like the ones below streamed live, IAW the schedule here.     Little Freddie King Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns Pine... Read more

Tom McDermott, "Keep On Gwine"

Mon, 03/07/16
Authored by David Stafford
WWOZ Piano Night artist Tom McDermott performs "Keep on Gwine" at the Maple Leaf in honor of James Booker's birthday in December 2010. The song, by Mel Lastie, was part of Booker's oeuvre, appearing on the 1977 New Orleans Piano Wizard: Live! LP.  Read more

Joe Krown Trio, "Jamir's Jam"

Thu, 03/03/16
Authored by David Stafford
WWOZ Piano night artist Joe Krown performs here with his trio, which includes Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste, Jr. The track "Jamir's Jam" comes from their 2013 album Soul Understanding.  Read more

Brushy One String, Tiny Desk Concert

Mon, 02/29/16
Authored by David Stafford
Brushy One String, who was a big hit at Jazz Fest in 2013, comes from Jamaica. His work is a testament to the power of minimalism, as his sound consists of his voice and a guitar with a single string (an E-string, FWIW). He does three tracks in this Tiny Desk Concert: "Dest... Read more

Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, "Richest Man"

Tue, 02/23/16
Authored by David Stafford
From Opepousas, Louisiana and a former member of Zydeco Force, Jeffery Broussard and his band the Creole Cowboys perform "Richest Man" from the 2008 album Keeping the Tradition Alive! during a 2013 show held in Midtown Omaha.  Read more

Bonerama, "Mr. Okra"

Thu, 02/18/16
Authored by David Stafford
Here's Bonerama with a trombone-funk homage to Arthur Robinson, an original New Orleans character better known as "Mr. Okra." Driving around the city in his colorful truck, Mr. Okra sings his wares in baritone: "I got bell peppers, some cucumbers and some corn, I have good ... Read more

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