Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz

Producer & Host

Wally moved to Shreveport in the fall of 1994 from Wisconsin. He started with Red River Radio in November 1999. Wally enjoys listening to music, playing golf, umpiring high school and college baseball games, and he likes to read "anything by Stephen King or Tom Clancy." You also will find him cheering for the Green Bay Packers and the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

Ways to Connect

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Airs Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at 8 p.m.  Join us Monday night for some raucous fun filled with rhythms, harmonies, and a healthy dose of Clarinet with Slydell & the Slippery Slope featuring Brian Rogers - guitar/vocals; Phillip Bradbury - clarinet; Steve Benton - Bass/vocals; and Kyle Martin - lap slide/vocals. Tune in a help support the arts on Red River Radio at 800-552-8502 or online here. 

Airs Monday, April 10, 2017, at 8 p.m. Twang Darkly returns to Red River Radio for a live performance of their unique blend of original instrumental music that has been described as "Rural Space Music." Twang Darkly features Michael Futreal on Appalachian dulcimer, banjo, gourdtar, guitar, harmonica, flute, and suchlike; Lane Bayliss on drums; and Joel Boultinghouse on the big ol' string bass and electric guitars.

Airs Thursday, April 6, 2017, at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively blues show with Buddy Flett, live on Red River Radio. He returns with a basket full of great blues to help Red River Radio raise the money we need to continue for the next year. Tune in for a great night of live music and help us out with your calls and pledges at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line here.  DONATE NOW! 

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Airs Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at 8 p.m. Join us once again for an electrified performance AJ & The Two Tone Blues Band take to the air waves. AJ and the Two Tone Blues Band have maintained a prestigious career over the years and have played the Sonny Boy Blues Society Battle of the Bands Competition, the King Biscuit Blues Festival and the International Blues Competition in Memphis. They are well know throughout the region and always inject high voltage into our pledge drives. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at 800-552-8502 or On Line Now Here.

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Airs Thursday, March 3, at 8 p.m. Guitarist Steve Howell along with guest artist Dan Sumner join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. Howell presents a delicate blend of roots music from country, blues and rockabilly to torch songs, all from the Great American Songbook. In 2011, his CD "Since I Saw You Last" was awarded the Historical Significance Award from the Academy of Texas Music. Support live, local music on the radio.

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