Jazz and Heritage Festival http://wwno.org en Allison Miner's Spirit Lives On In The Jazz & Heritage Festival Stage Named For Her http://wwno.org/post/allison-miners-spirit-lives-jazz-heritage-festival-stage-named-her <p>When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival first began in 1969, it was radical. Here in the South, still reeling from the Civil Rights movement and race integration, the festivals’ founders — Quint Davis, George&nbsp;Wein, and Allison Miner — created a safe space for New&nbsp;Orleanians&nbsp;to come together, to hear each others’ music and to party — together.&nbsp;<a href="http://eveabrams.com" style="color: rgb(0, 113, 179);">Eve Abrams&nbsp;</a>brings us this profile of Allison Miner, a titan in New Orleans music, and the only person with a Jazz Fest stage named for her.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 14:55:00 +0000 Eve Abrams 34149 at http://wwno.org Old and New at JazzFest 2008!! http://wwno.org/post/old-and-new-jazzfest-2008 <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d31561c1e3f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d31561c1e3f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d31561c1e3f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-699569.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>The 39th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens with treats for all the senses!</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2008 08:01:13 +0000 Diane Mack 1463 at http://wwno.org