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  1. Rhythm Room Playlist 02/27/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | WWOZ

    In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, and Charles Parker redefined radio documentaries with The BBC Radio Ballads . At a time when Received Pronunciation was all the rage, The Radio Ballads told the stories of little known communities, interweaving the recorded voices of the working people in those communities with songs written by MacColl.

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  2. Scottish singer Bill Mullen sings about life on the road. Image courtesty of Bill Mullen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | WWOZ

    In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Ewan MacColl, Peggy Seeger, and Charles Parker redefined radio documentaries with The BBC Radio Ballads . At a time when Received Pronunciation was all the rage, The Radio Ballads told the stories of little known communities, interweaving the recorded voices of the working people in those communities with songs written by MacColl.

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  3. Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, "Richest Man"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | WWOZ

    From Opepousas, Louisiana and a former member of Zydeco Force, Jeffery Broussard and his band the Creole Cowboys perform "Richest Man" from the 2008 album Keeping the Tradition Alive! during a 2013 show held in Midtown Omaha. After years of collaboration on various projects, Mike Dillon, Brian Haas, James Singleton, and Johnny Vidacovich have finally come together for an official release as new quartet, Nolatet.

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  4. New music spotlight: T'MondeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | WWOZ

    Cajun musicians today still tend to come to the music through tradition, and T'Monde is no exception. This trio, made up of Drew Simon on accordion and vocals, Megan Brown on guitar and vocals, and Kelli Jones on fiddle and vocals, has a deep background in the Cajun tradition and pull from influences ranging from early country music, ancient French and Creole ballads, to present day Cajun music.

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  5. Ogden After Hours Presents T'MondeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | WWOZ

    In most cases in south Louisiana, bands are formed through friendships and pure love for the music they play; T'Monde is no different. Together since 2011, Drew Simon , Megan Brown, and Kelli Jones-Savoy have developed a unique sound that is unmatched in Cajun music.

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  6. 2015 Treme Creole Gumbo FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | WWOZ

    The 2015 Treme Creole Gumbo Festival returns to Armstrong Park Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15 with great gumbo and some of the best performers in today's New Orleans brass scene. This is the eighth annual incarnation of this free festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

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  7. FREE: Saved by Language Film ScreeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | WWOZ

    Free public presentation and screening of the documentary, Saved by Language, about a Sephardic Jewish boy who saved his life in the Holocaust by speaking in Ladino in the former Yugoslavia. Ladino, like Louisiana Creole, is an endangered language.

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  8. Katrina 10: Anniversary Second Line Dance Benefit ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | WWOZ

    Attend this fundraiser dance class on August 30th and learn how to Second Line dance/improve technique from the Creole woman's perspective. This class will cover: After each class, students will be able to perform second line dancing in a more soulful manner with a high- spirited feel at local brass events, festivals and second lines.

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  9. Bennie Pete (second from right) with the Hot 8 Brass Band [Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | WWOZ

    On Monday, August 24, the Crescent City Cultural Continuity Conservancy is hosting a talk, "Ten Years After: The State of New Orleans Music and Culture," that will be video-streamed live on WWOZ.org . The talk will consist of a panel of representatives who give voice to New Orleans musicians and tradition-bearers as they share their experiences and perspectives during and following Hurricane Katrina.

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