Fred Kasten http://wwno.org en Jazz New Orleans: Jazz Fest Weekend Update http://wwno.org/post/jazz-new-orleans-jazz-fest-weekend-update <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on <em>Jazz New Orleans</em>: a Jazz Fest weekend update — featuring music by artists appearing this weekend, as well as Thursday and Friday next week — including George French, Branford </span>Marsalis<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Don </span>Vappie<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Connie Jones, Bob </span>Wilber<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Meschiya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Lake, Dr. Michael White, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jeremy Davenport and Stanton Moore.</span></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:15:01 +0000 Fred Kasten 59377 at http://wwno.org Jazz New Orleans Helps You Plan For Jazz Fest http://wwno.org/post/jazz-new-orleans-helps-you-plan-jazz-fest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Jazz New Orleans</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the first of three Jazz Fest previews, each featuring great music by artists appearing at this year's </span>45th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.</span></p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:12:31 +0000 Fred Kasten 58853 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 New Orleans Artist George Dureau Dead At 83 http://wwno.org/post/new-orleans-artist-george-dureau-dead-83 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">George </span>Dureau<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is widely acclaimed as one of New Orleans' most significant artists in the latter part of the </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century and early </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He died Monday after a several-year struggle with Alzheimer's Disease.</span></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:13:13 +0000 Fred Kasten 57993 at http://wwno.org The Louisiana Coast: Last Call http://wwno.org/post/louisiana-coast-last-call-0 <p class="p1">Below are segments 1, 3 and 4 of the 15-part series <em>The Louisiana Coast: Last Call</em>. The series aired on the New Orleans NPR affiliate, 89.9 WWNO, between May 13, 2013 and December 2, 2013.</p><p class="p1">Total running time for the three segments is 27 minutes, 37 seconds.</p><p class="p1"><em>You can find more information on each segment, including graphics and full text, at the links preceding each audio file:</em></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:58:46 +0000 Fred Kasten 52028 at http://wwno.org Jazz New Orleans Christmas Party http://wwno.org/post/jazz-new-orleans-christmas-party <p>This week on <em>Jazz New Orleans with Fred Kasten</em>, two hours of great jazz versions of Christmas favorites — featuring Louis Armstrong, Wynton Marsalis, Billie Holiday, Charles Brown, Johnny Adams, Katie Webster, Mel Torme, Jimmy Smith and more...</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:37:09 +0000 Fred Kasten 50605 at http://wwno.org November 8, 2013 Jazz New Orleans With Fred Kasten http://wwno.org/post/november-8-2013-jazz-new-orleans-fred-kasten <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Jazz New Orleans</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> features Tom McDermott, Terence Blanchard, The Caribbean Jazz Project, Rene Marie, John McLaughlin, </span>Karrin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Allyson, Stan </span>Getz<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Kenny Barron, Roy </span>Hargrove<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> — and an extended conversation with our "Player of the Week", saxophonist and composer John Ellis.</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:54:49 +0000 Fred Kasten 48342 at http://wwno.org November 15, 2013 Jazz New Orleans With Fred Kasten http://wwno.org/post/november-15-2013-jazz-new-orleans-fred-kasten <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week <em>Jazz New Orleans</em> features Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, Chick </span>Corea<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Tierney Sutton, Leroy Jones, Miles Davis, Art Tatum, Donald Harrison — and an extended conversation with our "Player of the Week" — Randy </span>Brecker<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 19:28:53 +0000 Fred Kasten 48428 at http://wwno.org November 1, 2013 Jazz New Orleans With Fred Kasten http://wwno.org/post/november-1-2013-jazz-new-orleans-fred-kasten <p></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 04:48:46 +0000 Fred Kasten 47123 at http://wwno.org October 25, 2013 Jazz New Orleans With Fred Kasten http://wwno.org/post/october-25-2013-jazz-new-orleans-fred-kasten <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week's <em>Jazz New Orleans,</em> featuring Shirley Horn, Bobby </span>McFerrin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Joe Henderson, Roy </span>Hargrove<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Al Grey, Jimmy </span>McGriff<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Cubanismo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;— and an extended conversation with <em>Jazz New Orleans</em> "Player of the Week"&nbsp;</span>Roseanna<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Vitro...</span></p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 19:38:36 +0000 Fred Kasten 47086 at http://wwno.org