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

Press Image / Twang Darkly

Airs Thursday, June 2, 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 "Interplanetary Mountain 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.

Chris McCaa / Chris McCaa

Airs Tuesday, May 31, at 8 p.m. Chris McCaa, AKA Professor Pork Chop will be cooking up some musical gumbo LIVE this Wednesday night at 8 pm on Red River Radio. His CD U R My Everything has made a big splash on the roots and blues charts and he'll be here to share some of the music with you. All About Jazz says the "Professor ... has a voice that is the love child of Randy Newman and John Hiatt, seasoned with Tabasco and gin."  Tune in for his high proof and hot music live during our Fall Fund Drive and give us a call at 800-552-8502 to make your pledge or go on line here.

Airs Wednesday, May 25 at 8:00 p.m. Wally Derleth will be your host with Bill Beckett at the Mix Console for this live show with Jazziana featuring George Hancock on flute, sax, percussions; Darrel Mims on guitar & vocals; Rodger Barnes on keys, percussion & vocals; and George Nelson percussion.

Airs Tuesday, May 24 at 8 p.m.  Join us for an evening of great music from Jazz and R & B to some great pop favorites as Chris McCaa (AKA Professor Porkchop) and Chris Allen perform live from the Red River Radio studios and help us raise the revenue we need for another year of great Public Radio programming. Call in during the show and show your support for live music at 800-552-8502 or Pledge Online Here.

Red River Radio / Red River Radio

Airs Thursday, May 19, at 8 p.m. Join us once again for an electrified performance as 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.

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