Blues music http://wrkf.org en Baton Rouge Musician Pays Homage to Tabby Thomas with Listening Room http://wrkf.org/post/baton-rouge-musician-pays-homage-tabby-thomas-listening-room <p></p><p>One local musician is looking to revive the spirit of Tabby Thomas’ Blues Box in Baton Rouge.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Henry Turner Jr.is a Louisiana reggae, blues, soul and funk musician.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He has been touring with his band for the last two decades. But, Tabby’s Blues Box used to be the only place in town where he could play. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:03:11 +0000 Ann Marie Awad 22535 at http://wrkf.org Baton Rouge Musician Pays Homage to Tabby Thomas with Listening Room TUESDAY: Johnny Palazzotto, Zachary Richard, Terrance Simien & Dawn Wells http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-johnny-palazzotto-zachary-richard-terrance-simien-dawn-wells <p>Johnny Palazzotto recalls the life of the late Baton Rouge blues musician Tabby Thomas, plus cajun zydeco musicians Zarchary Richard and Terrance Simien discuss their music, and actress Dawn Wells talks aoTV's "Gilligan Island."</p><p></p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:45:08 +0000 Jim Engster 20978 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: Parents Discuss Educational Choices; Bluesman Larry Garner, Bill Bryan Talk Muddy Waters http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-parents-discuss-educational-choices-bluesman-larry-garner-bill-bryan-talk-muddy-waters <p></p><p>Guest Host Maxine Crump leads a discussion <span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">with parents about how they have navigated the educational landscape in Baton Rouge on behalf of their kids. </span>Parents Tiffany Temple, Latoya Johnson, Kathryn Kissam and Carlos Thomas take part.</p><p>Baton Rouge blues man Larry Garner and Baton Rouge Blues Foundation President Bill Bryan talk about blues legend Muddy Waters, his ongoing&nbsp;influence on music today, and the upcoming Baton Rouge Blues Foundation Gala honoring him.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:20:36 +0000 Maxine Crump 14993 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: Parents Discuss Educational Choices; Bluesman Larry Garner, Bill Bryan Talk Muddy Waters MONDAY: Blues Artist Kenny Neal, LSU's Joey Watson, Glasgow Middle's STEM Night http://wrkf.org/post/monday-blues-artist-kenny-neal-lsus-joey-watson-glasgow-middles-stem-night <p>Jim visits with local bluesman Kenny Neal, who talks about his love of the blues and the musical heritage of his family.</p><p>From LSU's College of Music &amp; Dramatic Arts, Joey Watson talks about the 2013 Oscar Awards Show, and the upcoming "TEDxLSU" event.</p><p>From Glasgow Middle School, Dean Jessica Mitchell and science teacher Lauraleigh Cefalu talk about the school's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics) night.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 16:21:59 +0000 Jim Engster 6553 at http://wrkf.org TUESDAY: (Encore Performance) Blues Legend Buddy Guy http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-encore-performance-blues-legend-buddy-guy <p>(Encore performance from June 5, 2012)</p><p>Jim talks with former Louisiana resident a living blues music legend Buddy Guy.</p><p> Mon, 24 Dec 2012 17:42:30 +0000 Jim Engster 3948 at http://wrkf.org