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Wed, 11/25/09
Authored by Big D
If you are a regular listener to my "Sittin' At The Crossroad" show then you most certainly know Big Daddy O' (Owen Tufts). Recent O' was hit hard with blood clots in his lungs. He had clot in all five lobes. He spent the better part of a week in Loly Kemp Hospital (Charity... Read more

Tuesday Flavor of the New Orleans Music Show features food songs

Mon, 11/23/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
It's time for my at least 25th annual Food Show. So on Tuesday the 24th, all of the songs will be about food or have a type of food in the title. It's my way of ringing in the holiday season so don't tune in hungry. Read more

"The Art of the Rerun"

Fri, 11/20/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We highlight two performances from the 2009 French Quarter Festival, beginning with the Honey Island Swamp Band, a group that draws upon the heart and soul of roots music with Americana at its core. Later on in the show, Soul Project spreads a thick layer of funk, jazz and ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2009

Wed, 11/18/09
Dear Listener, Just in case you weren't taking notes, WWOZ broadcast over 55 acts live this past month, including Jon Cleary, Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band, Bobby Rush, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Irma Thomas to name just a few! After all this plus a m... Read more

Jimmy Crowley Returns to New Orleans

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. The thing about Jimmy Crowley --consummate storyteller, songwriter, song collector, musician, and ethnographer -- is that you never quite know what you will get. Crowley has been at the center of the Irish folk music scene since the seventies, w... Read more

1959 - Jazz's greatest year ever

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by David Kunian
Tonight 11/17/09 on the Kitchen Sink, after some preview music for Stanton Moore's James Black gig at Chickie Wah Wah and Loyola, Neko Case, and Dan Auerbach/Justin Townes Earle, we'll put on a bale of jazz from 1959, possibly the greatest year of recorded music ever. Dig ... Read more

Johnny Mercer Centennial

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
I will include an hour tribute to Johnny Mercer on Jazz Roots to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday. I will focus on Johnny as a songwriter and Johnny as a singer. Join us and learn more about this songwriting icon. Read more

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Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by Big D
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Dr. John birthday celebration / unfinished business with Percy Mayfield

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by George Ingmire
Last week, I embarked on playing some Percy Mayfield to celebrate his poetic nature. As is often the case, plans changed, so I only got through a portion of his music. This week I fix that. Following Percy Mayfield will be an all out Night Tripper throwdown. Dr. John will ... Read more

Music Education in New Orleans: Wilbert Rawlins, Jr.

Mon, 11/16/09
Authored by David Weinberg

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