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BIIL’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY FRENCH QUARTER FEST PICKS! – part 1

Thu, 04/11/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Congratulations to all my friends at The French Quarter Fest on this special 30th anniversary celebration!  This year the largest free music festival in the South features 271 performers on 21 stages, as well as, par normal, the world’s largest jazz brunch in Jackson Squa... Read more

Second Lining in the Snow?

Wed, 04/10/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
New Orleans musicians and an auditorium full of appreciative fans of our music created a second line for Roger Ebert, the film critic and long time participant of the University of Colorado's Conference on World Affairs who passed away six days ago.  These photos were taken... Read more

WWOZ/Angola Prison Music Project Needs CDs

Tue, 04/09/13
WWOZ has an ongoing Music Project with KLSP-91.7 FM, the Angola Prison radio station where all the deejays are inmates. We are currently collecting quality CDs that we will deliver to Angola later this month. Find out more about this project and how you can help. Read more

"Jazz in the Park"

Tue, 04/09/13
On this week’s program, we preview the upcoming Jazz in the Park, a nine-week music and marketplace series, taking place in Armstrong Park. Running from April 18th to June 13th. During the hour, we also visit Cowbell, a restaurant in the River Bend section of New Orleans to t... Read more

Recipe: Marc Stone's Pasta all’Amatriciana

Sat, 04/06/13
Pasta all’Amatriciana is Marc Stone's contribution to That Sounds Good!, WWOZ's cookbook. This recipe reflects New Orleans' Italian heritage, coming from the town of Amatrice in central Italy. Read more

Say My Name Your Way: Reflections on a Multilingual Life

Sat, 04/06/13
Authored by Suzanne Corley
A lot of people around the radio station tease me about being the foreign language pronunciation patrol, which I don't mind, because learning foreign languages has been among the best journeys of my life.  Certainly I couldn't do the shows I do without them.  I recently com... Read more

WWOZ/Angola Prison Music Project

Fri, 04/05/13
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Thank you to everyone who contibuted CDs to this spring's drive for KLSP-91.7 FM! Your outpouring of generosity is deeply appreciated!   We will be collecting albums again before the winter holiday season.     Read more

Warren Easton Brass Band

Thu, 04/04/13
Warren Easton Brass Band on Cuttin' Class Read more

"Ven Pa'Ca, Flamenco in New Orleans"

Wed, 04/03/13
On this week’s program, we enjoy the music of Ven Pa’ Ca’, a flamenco ensemble based in New Orleans. The recording of this performance took place at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro with many in the audience, including Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, the woman responsible for bringing Flam... Read more

Preservation Hall Junior Jazz Band

Tue, 04/02/13
Preservation Hall Junior Jazz Band on Cuttin' Class. Read more

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