While I wish I was waking up today in and taking in my first day of , I’m thankful that the local radio station WWOZ is taking matters into their own hands again and offering up two weeks of fantastic Jazz Festing In Place programming again like they did last year.

Everything kicks off today at 11 CT with & the BBQ Swingers from 2001. Here’s what’s also happening today, and check out the cubes here.

Shortly after 6pm CT, we are thrilled to be able to share a rare recording of The performing at the very first Jazz Fest in 1970. Also from that first , hear around 3:30pm CT. You won’t want to miss either of these.
Around noon, we reprise Ella Fitzgerald’s 1977 Municipal Auditorium set, featuring a surprise appearance by . This one is back by popular demand! Check out some history on how this special collaboration happened here.

Around 2pm CT, tune in for an incredible Richie Havens set on the Gentilly Stage that was one of Richie’s own of his entire career. Richie’s estate has worked with the Archive of the Jazz & Heritage Foundation to get a perfect version of the audio. Richie Havens , you’re in for a treat.

Also airing today: Bruce Daigrepont, , Leroy , , , , Shirley Horn, , and . 💜

Tune in and check out the food, crafts, and more at .org!

11 & the Barbeque Swingers 2001
11:30am Bruce Daigrepont 2003
11:55am Ella Fitzgerald featuring 1977
12:35pm 2008
1:00pm Leroy 2001
1:30pm 2007
2:00pm Richie Havens 1991
3:00pm SECOND LINE: Brass Band 2014
3:20pm 2019
3:45pm 1970
4:05pm 2012
4:30pm Shirley Horn 2005
5:00pm 2009
5:30pm Voice of the All- 2010
6:15pm The 1970


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