Music http://wwno.org en The Pfabulous Pfister Sisters On Music Inside Out http://wwno.org/post/pfabulous-pfister-sisters-music-inside-out <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Harmony, thy name is Pfister!</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This week, the Pfister Sisters sing out and occasionally act out during a rollicking hour spent on jazz vocal harmonies.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:08:04 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 58257 at http://wwno.org 50 Years For 'Chapel of Love', The Dixie Cups' #1 Hit http://wwno.org/post/50-years-chapel-love-dixie-cups-1-hit <p>Fifty years ago the Beatles crossed over to America, and it seemed no one could unseat them from the top of the charts. But three girls from New Orleans' Calliope housing project did just that, edging out the Fab Four in 1964 to score a #1 Billboard hit.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:27:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 58044 at http://wwno.org March 14, 2014 Jazz New Orleans With Fred Kasten http://wwno.org/post/march-14-2014-jazz-new-orleans-fred-kasten <p></p><p>This week's Jazz New Orleans with Fred Kasten features an extended conversation with "Player of the Week" - singer Cindy Scott - whose new cd "Historia" is highly recommended - plus - music from Horace Silver, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Supersax, Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, Shirley Horn, Dr. Michael White, Tom McDermott, Tommy Flanagan, Paquito d'Rivera, Ray Brown - and more.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:53:17 +0000 Fred Kasten 58112 at http://wwno.org Music Inside Out With Luke Winslow-King http://wwno.org/post/music-inside-out-luke-winslow-king <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">What do you get when you combine modern jazz, the music of Woody Guthrie, Delta blues, and </span>Antonín<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> </span>Dvořák's<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> "American" String Quartet?</span></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:52:38 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 47341 at http://wwno.org Emerging Musicians: Clarinetist Gregory Agid http://wwno.org/post/emerging-musicians-clarinetist-gregory-agid <p></p><p></p><p>WWNO<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, in partnership with <a href="http://www.nola-ahm.com/" target="_blank">NOLA </a></span><a href="http://www.nola-ahm.com/" target="_blank">Art House</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.nola-ahm.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;Music</a> and </span><a href="http://nolavie.com/" target="_blank">NolaVie</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, presents the first in a series of interviews hosted by trumpeter Dr. Edward Anderson, focused on some of the best emerging musicians in the New Orleans arts community.</span></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:49:44 +0000 Edward Anderson 57216 at http://wwno.org Rebirth Brass Band: Feel Like Funkin' It Up http://wwno.org/post/rebirth-brass-band-feel-funkin-it <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is not John Philip Sousa's band music.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Don't get us wrong, Sousa is in the pantheon of them-who-haul-brass-through-the-streets, but we suspect the maestro might be surprised by the music today. Which, if you think about it, is good.</span></p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:49:50 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 53107 at http://wwno.org 2014 Jazz Fest Schedule Announced http://wwno.org/post/2014-jazz-fest-schedule-announced <p>The full schedule for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nojazzfest.com/" target="_blank">2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell</a>&nbsp;— commonly referred to as "the cubes" — was released Tuesday morning.</p><p>Highlights of this year's Jazz Fest include Eric Clapton, Phish, Arcade Fire, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty and many, many more:</p><p>http://youtu.be/9EnxshehPDE</p><p>This year's festival posters were also released today:</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:46:39 +0000 Jason Saul 56966 at http://wwno.org Music Inside Out: The Zion Harmonizers http://wwno.org/post/music-inside-out-zion-harmonizers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:49:16 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 56604 at http://wwno.org Brass Bed: Tiny Desk Concert http://wwno.org/post/brass-bed-tiny-desk-concert It wasn't an easy road to the Tiny Desk for the four guys from Louisiana who make up <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/171818679/brass-bed">Brass Bed</a>. Their tour, for the band's debut album <em>The Secret Will Keep You</em>, was plagued from the start: Singer Christiaan Mader had the flu, there was a death in the family and multiple dates had to be canceled. Their van was broken into and their instruments stolen. So when they heard that a big snowstorm was headed for D.C. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:45:32 +0000 Robin Hilton 55914 at http://wwno.org Irma Thomas And The 'Irma Sound' http://wwno.org/post/irma-thomas-and-irma-sound <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(90, 90, 90); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; line-height: normal;">More than six billion people live on the planet, and yet relatively few human voices are recognizable to the naked ear.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(90, 90, 90); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue'; line-height: normal;">Irma Thomas has one of those voices.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:25:18 +0000 Gwen Thompkins 55712 at http://wwno.org