New Orleans, LA – An innovative conference during JazzFest called Sync Up puts industry professionals in contact with local musicians. WWNO talked with Scott Aiges of the Jazz and Heritage Foundation about Sync Up
New Orleans, LA – New Orleans born actor Wendell Pierce talks with WWNO's Paul Maassen about the HBO series "Treme", growing up in New Orleans, and his involvement with the free LPO outdoor concert in Ponchartrain Park this Saturday.
New Orleans, La. – The Big Easy Foundation honors outstanding achievement in Classical Music, Opera and Dance today at the 16th Annual Tribute to the Classical Arts. Dr. John Ware, Xavier University music professor and conductor of the New Orleans Black Chorale receives the 2010 Big Easy Lifetime Achievement Award.
New Orleans, La. – Charles Moore is best known as the bassist playing jump blues with Deacon John and The Ivories. In a career spanning more than 40-years, Moore has played Jazz, Funk, Rock'n'Roll and R&B, backing a who's who list of acclaimed New Orleans musicians. Today, he's called, the Segovia of New Orleans, by his peers as he follows his passion playing classical music. His recent CD is Classical Guitar, Volume 1. More info at cdsmoore.com
New Orleans, La. – The Symphony Chorus of New Orleans gears up for a concert with singers from around the globe. Singers of United Lands,known as S.O.U.L., are in town sharing native songs and cultures.