Mardi Gras is Tomorrow!

If you’re looking for a way to get in the mood for Fat Tuesday, head over to WWOZ New Orleans! They have a wonderful “playlist” and are currently re-airing historic Mardi Gras specials.

WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station, a community radio station currently operating out of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Our governance board is appointed by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation.

We are a listener-supported, volunteer-programmed radio station. WWOZ covers many events live in and around the city and across the United States. We also broadcast live from the famed New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival annually.

WWOZ’s mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.

wwoz.org/about-wwoz

Preservation Hall Foundation Unveils Database Of Free Music Lessons For K–12 Students

The Preservation Hall Foundation has unveiled Preservation Hall Lessons, a free series of online music lessons for K–12 students co-created by the foundation and members of the Preservation Hall community of musicians.

The Preservation Hall Foundation has unveiled Preservation Hall Lessons, a free series of online music lessons for K–12 students co-created by the foundation and members of the Preservation Hall community of musicians. Click below to visit their site and learn more.

Have a Joyful, Jazz Filled Christmas!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Singers Unlimited on WBGO

For those who love vocal jazz, these four hours of jazz and broadway singers from the 30s to today with informed commentary are a treat. Every Sunday, 10 to 2.

http://www.wbgo.org/internal/mediaplayer/?type=stream&tracker=20130701

Happy Birthday Fats Navarro and Wayne Henderson

Happy Birthday Sammy Price and Mark Whitfield

Happy Birthday Jimmy Blanton and Clifton Anderson

Happy Birthday Eddie Gomez, Leon Thomas and Steve Swallow

Happy Birthday Von Freeman and Ronnie Laws