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

Red River Radio

Airs Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00 p.m. Wally Derleth will be your host with Bill Beckett at the Mix Console for this live show in our Marion and Donald Weiss Performance Studios with Darrel Mims (Guitar & Vocals) and Rodger Barnes (Keys, Percussion & Vocals), George Nelson (Percussion) AKA Jazziana. Call in and show your support for live music and diverse programming during this special at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line here: DONATE NOW!

Red River Radio

Airs Tuesday, October 7 at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively acoustic jazz and pop set with Chris Allen on  standup bass and Winston Hall on piano & vocals. They have been a big hit in the past and promise to keep you tantalized with their artistry. Tune in and enjoy and also help Red River Radio raise the money we need to continue for the next year.  You can call in and pledge at 800-552-8502 or pledge on line now:  DONATE NOW!

Airs Friday, October 3 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 "Cinematic Appalachian jazz rock fetched from the future on a beer-fueled time machine fabricated from gourds and guitar strings." 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.


Veteran Bluesman Bruce Flett performs in his road warrior trio, the Bluebirds. Since the hey day of the A Train Bruce has been a mainstay of the American blues scene and is a founding member of the Bluebirds who have been performing together for more that 27 years. They will join us in our Red River Radio studios for an up-tempo concert filled with Blues, Roots Rock, SwampPop, R&B and original material infused with thier high energy and love of music. They will also help us raise the revenue we need to keep Red River Radio's wide variety of musical offering on the air. Whether you love blues, folk, jazz, acoustic, world, alternative, classical, or old time Americana you know Red River Radio offers it all, week in and week out. Help us keep it all on the air by calling in at 800-552-8502 or gon online and pledge here. DONATE NOW!

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Airs Wednesday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m.  Joins us for a lively acoustic blues show with Buddy Flett, live on Red River Radio. He returns with a basket full of great blues, and will be joined by Jimmy Caskey 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!