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"Gem Sessions" feat. drummer Mike Clark - Oct. 26 at Little Gem Saloon

Fri, 09/20/13
Authored by Soul Sister
WWOZ, Little Gem Saloon, Soul Sister, and Lura Belle Productions present “Gem Sessions” featuring drummer Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock/Headhunters alum)   Saturday, October 26, 2013   10:00 p.m. (Doors at 9:30pm) - one show only   Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St. at Poydra... Read more

Pics from Soul Sister's Birthday Jam at Tipitina's aka "Good Foot: A James Brown Get Down" w/the Nigel Hall Band feat. Christian McBride

Fri, 09/20/13
Authored by Soul Sister
Thanks to everyone who helped me to celebrate my birthday the soulful way on Friday, September 13 (2013), at my 7th annual Birthday Jam at Tipitina's. This year, we presented a big payback for ya and called it "Good Foot: A James Brown Get Down."   Get down indeed, as we go... Read more

A Master Class with Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

Fri, 09/20/13
Authored by David Stafford
On September 28 at the second Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown will be honored in the Heritage tribute. Admired for his influential genre-bending blend of blues, cajun, country and funk, Brown recorded a bunch of albums at Studio in the Country... Read more

Maggie Koerner, September 15, 2013

Thu, 09/19/13
Maggie Koerner talks with Your Cousin Dimitri about touring with Galactic, the prospect of playing in France, the Halloween show at the Civic Theater, her new music video & more. Read more

Warren Wolf, September 12, 2013

Thu, 09/19/13
Warren Wolf talks with Scott Borne about his new album (entitled Wolfgang), his creative process, the pleasure of playing "Frankie and Johnny", the challenges of travelling with vibraphones & more. Read more

Guardians of the Groove: The Second Installment

Thu, 09/19/13
Authored by David Stafford
At 'OZ, we're excited about our new partnership with WWL-TV, in which we recognize the work of the city's "Guardians of the Groove" with a monthly television series of profiles and interviews. See the second segment, featuring Donald Harrison interviewed by show host T.R. John... Read more

Pachequito in New Orleans

Wed, 09/18/13
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
Pianist Jorge Luis Pacheco, part of the next generation of contemporary Cuban jazz musicians coming out of Havana, will be in New Orleans on Friday. “Pachequito” and his trio make their formal New Orleans debut during this visit, but he’s been a friend of the station for a w... Read more

Free Jazz Journey Concert: Roberto Fonseca, October 1

Tue, 09/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Cuban jazz pianist (and international rising star) Roberto Fonseca comes to the House of Blues on October 1 for a free Jazz Journey concert presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival & Foundation. Los Po-Boy-Citos open the show. Seating is general admission, and no ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Alvin Youngblood Hart "

Tue, 09/17/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we bring you Alvin ‘Youngblood’ Hart’s Muscle Theory, recorded live at French Quarter Fest 2013. We sit down with Alvin to talk about his upbringing, songwriting, and one of his greatest mentors, Clarence ‘Gatemouth’ Brown. We also meet up with Tim Sweetwood of the... Read more

For Your Listening Pleasure: The WWOZ Interview

Mon, 09/16/13
Authored by David Stafford
WWOZ's show hosts score a lot of great interviews with musicians and other people of note, in which they discuss not only music, but their careers and lives. Now the best of these conversations are available on demand and as podcasts in a new feature: The WWOZ Interview. So fa... Read more

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