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The Red Wolf Brass Band, 2

Fri, 05/24/13
Students from the Red Wolf Brass Band make a second appearance on Cuttin' Class. Read more

Noon Today: Cuttin' Class with the Red Wolf Brass Band

Fri, 05/24/13
Authored by David Stafford
  At noon today, students from the the Red Wolf Brass Band of Riverdale Middle School in Old Jefferson will be performing in the 'OZ studio. It's the latest installment of Cuttin' Class, made possible by Coventry Health Care of Louisiana.   The program is named for informal... Read more

Rolling with Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns

Wed, 05/22/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a newish music video (out earlier this month) that's worth a look. Its title, "Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns - Bloody Sunday Sessions" needs a little elaboration. The song performed is "Miss Otis Regrets", a 1934 Cole Porter number, and it's done in a mule c... Read more

Trading Places

Tue, 05/21/13
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
This week join Alski as he gets up way too early and Scott as he stays up past his bedtime. The Morning Set hosted by Alski Thursday May 23 6-9 am. The Rhythm Room hosted by Scott Bourne Friday May 24 10 pm to 12am. Read more

"Happy 4th Anniversary: Hustlin’ Down in New Orleans"

Tue, 05/21/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is part 1 of a 3 part series, celebrating 4 years of “New Orleans All the Way Live” with live music recorded at festivals, in clubs and a house party in the Musician’s Village. The featured musicians on this week's anniversary episode include Paul San... Read more

Summer Festivals & Fun

Fri, 05/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
It's finally starting to get hot, and the music & festival fun just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the music festivals and other diversions in and around greater New Orleans this summer. Beausoleil (left) plays June 9 at the LA Cajun-Zydeco Festival. Read more

Blood Drive for Sunday's Victims

Wed, 05/15/13
Authored by David Stafford
The New Orleans Musicians Clinic will be hosting a replacement blood drive on Wednesday, May 22 from 3-9pm for the victims of Sunday's shootings at 617 Frenchmen Street, at the Art Market Sign up by emailing the following information to Erica Dudas of NOMC at office@nomaf.o... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for May, 2013

Wed, 05/15/13
In This Issue Live Broadcast: "A Great Night in Harlem", Friday, May 17 Blood Drive for Mother's Day Shooting Victims Jazz Fest 2013 Lives On! Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo, May 17-19 Another Fabulous Piano Night Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco... Read more

"Evan Christopher: Live at Clever Wines"

Tue, 05/14/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we enjoy an hour of Evan Christopher, recorded live at Clever Wine Bar in Mid-City. During the program, Evan and I talk about New Orleans, the clarinet and some of his musical heroes. I also visit Murf Reeves of Sylvain Restaurant and Chris Hannah of ... Read more

A Magic Night With the K-Does

Thu, 05/09/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Bruce Allen shared this story along with his fund drive contribution.  A story with as many iterations as there are listeners of WWOZ because it is a story of that New Orleans magic we've all experienced.  That magic that is the common denominator of our WWOZ community.   C... Read more

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