Trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis got a good lesson and lasting influence out of a teenage attempt to hornswoggle a new trombone from older brother Wynton. The lesson and the influence came in the form of a recording by trombone great J.J. Johnson.
Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 12:40 pm
A visit with noted composer Robert Kyr, who will perform his work "Waging Peace" this Sunday at the Broadmoor Baptist Church.
Jim talks with Haughton state Representative Henry Burns about his bill allowing concealed carry gun permits holders to take their weapons into restaurants that serve liquor.
Advocate entertainment writer John Wirt drops by to discuss the passing of country music legend George Jones, and the purchase of the Advocate by John Georges.
Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 12:39 pm
Kevin Kane, President of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, talks about Governor's Jindal's position on Medicaid expansion.
Spencer Watts, the new head of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library System.
Saxophonist and Astral Project founder Tony Dagradi grew up in Summit, New Jersey. By high school he knew what he wanted to do: play jazz.
“It was almost as if I didn’t have a choice,” he says. “I didn’t think about, well, how much money am I going to make or how do I get a gig. I was just — all I wanted to do was play.”
Originally published on Fri May 10, 2013 12:36 pm
From the state Department of Environmental Quality, Michael Vince who talks about ozone levels and air quality in the Capital area.
A chat with Henry Bradsher, former Associated Press Southeast Asia Bureau Chief, who has retired in Baton Rouge.
Ornithologist David Sibley, who'll be addressing the Baton Rouge Audubon Society.
Don Vappie grew up in New Orleans with a yen for music he just couldn’t explain.
“My earliest memory, it must have been second grade, I always wanted to be a musician,” Vappie says. “I have no idea why, but that’s what I wanted to do.”
Unless it was those records.