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In Memoriam: Pete Fountain

Sat, 08/06/16
Famous New Orleans jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Beverly, their three children, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had a long and industrious career... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 08/05/16

Sat, 08/06/16
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Memphis George Semper 02:17 Makin Waves 2016/8/5 22:00:52 2 Strange Man Dorothy Love Coates 04:07 The Essential Gospel Sampler 2016/8/5 22:03:19 3 i'll keep m... Read more

Lil Buck Sinegal 'Down Home Blues' at the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette

Fri, 08/05/16
Lil Buck Sinegal's career has spanned more than five decades. He's laid down over 300 recordings, having played and recorded with Clifton Chenier, Henry Gray, Rockin’ Dopsie, Buckwheat Zydeco, and many other blues artists, including Grammy-winning efforts with Paul Simon’s ... Read more

5 things to know for 8/5-8/11

Fri, 08/05/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
'5 things to know' is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For 8/5-8/11: 1) Satchmo SummerFest is happe... Read more

Live Video, 10am: Charmaine's Satchmo Preview

Thu, 08/04/16

'OZone Email Newsletter for August, 2016

Wed, 08/03/16
  In the August 2016 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Satchmo Summerfest, Aug 5-7 | Meet the Staff: KaTrina Griffin, Membership Director | Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Week | A New Season of Cuttin' Class | 'OZ On-Demand: Our Two-Week Archive | Summer Drink... Read more

Live Video, 10am: Miss Sophie Lee's Satchmo Preview

Wed, 08/03/16

Live Video, NOON - 1pm, Leroy Jones Satchmo Preview

Tue, 08/02/16

Satchmo Symposium at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

Mon, 08/01/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Satchmo SummerFest is happening August 4-7. More than just great music will be hitting the stages around Jackson Square, though-- the Satchmo Symposium provides a deep dive into a number of topics surrounding Louis Armstrong, his life, and New Orleans music and music histor... Read more

New music spotlight: Miss Sophie Lee & the Parish Suites

Mon, 08/01/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The rich, romantic, and sweet voice of Miss Sophie Lee shines on her latest with group the Parish Suites, Traverse This Universe. Shades of Billie Holiday peek up from Lee's voice throughout, and she does it right. Joining her for this latest release are producers/songwrite... Read more

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