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

Airs Tuesday, October 13, at 8:00 p.m. Barbara Jarrell &  Cookie Garner, AKA Cookie Jar, will join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. They'll presents a blend of acoustic originals mixed with folk, classic pop and roots Americana covers for a delightful and fun evening of music. Support live, local music on the radio.

Airs Friday, October 9, at 8 p.m. Pipp plays traditional cowboy music on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and bones. Pipp and his late brother, Guy Gillette, recorded eight albums of cowboy music and were recipients of the Western Heritage Wrangler Award for Best Traditional Album of 2010. They also received the 2012 Wrangler Award for Best Outstanding Original Western Composition for their performance of the song, Trade Off, penned by Waddie Mitchell. Pipp Gillette raises cattle on the family ranch near Lovelady, Texas, where his grandfather started in 1912.

Airs Thursday, October 8, 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 Wednesday, October 7 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 ...

M.C. Rollo / Used by permission

Airs Thursday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Alan Dyson will join us in our Marion and Donald Weiss Performance studios for two hours of music along with poet David Love Lewis. A mix of music, spoken word and more should living up the evening and hopefully prompt you to call in with a pledge in support of our local live music programming. You can call in during the show at 800-552-8502 or you can pledge online here. DONATE NOW!

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