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"Happy 4th Anniversary: Crescent City Moon"

Mon, 06/03/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we hear from the musicians who make New Orleans their home. Bruce Daigrepont shows us the guts of an accordion. Walter “Wolfman” Washington talks about how his uncle showed him how to tune a guitar. Jeff Albert talks about “Open Ears”, a weekly music series at the ... Read more

Recipe: New Orleans Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Sun, 06/02/13
This month's recipe, which comes to us courtesy of Liberty’s Kitchen, is a traditional New Orleans bread pudding. That, of course, makes it the best of all the many versions in the world! Read more

Jazz Genius Mulgrew Miller Passes

Fri, 05/31/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
We just received word from Jason Patterson that the wonderful soul of jazz giant Mulgrew Miller passed on May 29th.   He kindly came on air at Jazz from the French Market and spoke with us this April before his show at Snug Harbor.  Jason remembers: Mulgrew had just done a s... Read more

When Preservation Hall Was New(s)

Thu, 05/30/13
Authored by David Stafford
Preservation Hall is the kind of venerable institution that seems to have been around forever, but of course there was a time when it was new. Its founding in 1961 as a home for traditional jazz attracted national attention, including this video clip: a 2min 36sec story from t... Read more

Martin Behrman Charter School Academy of Creative Arts and Sciences

Wed, 05/29/13
Triple B's Brass Band from the Martin Behrman Charter School Academy of Creative Arts and Sciences on Cuttin' Class Read more

Happy 4th Anniversary: Culinary Caretakers

Wed, 05/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is part 2 of a 3 part series, celebrating 4 years of “New Orleans All the Way Live.”  Today, we meet up with some of the chefs, cooks and other culinary caretakers. CLICK HERE to listen to this week's episode! Tee Eva talks about fried grits, chef Susan S... Read more

20th anniversary show tonight at 10 PM

Tue, 05/28/13
Authored by David Kunian
OK, all you late night lovers of the weird, wild, and wonderful on your radio, we are celebrating!   Tonight is the 20th anniversary of my being a scheduled DJ on WWOZ!  Wahoo!    I'm certain that my listener remembers all the crazy radio from James Booker birthdays, 5 hour... Read more

A Tour of the Drum Kit with Stanton Moore

Tue, 05/28/13
Authored by David Stafford
According to Herlin Riley, the modern drum kit was developed in New Orleans, so who better than Stanton Moore of Galactic (and, of course, the Stanton Moore Trio) to conduct a video tour of the modern drum kit? Definitely worth a look. Read more

"Happy 4th Anniversary: Culinary Caretakers"

Tue, 05/28/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is part 2 of a 3 part series, celebrating 4 years of “New Orleans All the Way Live.” Today, we meet up with some of the chefs, cooks and other culinary caretakers. Tee Eva talks about fried grits, chef Susan Spicer explains how travel has influenced her co... Read more

Mango Freeze at Morning Call

Fri, 05/24/13
Authored by David Stafford
Sweet news for lovers of WWOZ's frosty Jazz Fest treat: Mango Freeze is now available 364 days a year at Morning Call's City Park location, which is open 24/7 except on Christmas Day. Read more

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