Danny Shows Us How To “Hide Away” On This Freddie King Classic

By Will | Dec 28, 2008

The first time I heard Danny Wilder play was in about 1995. It was at an event called The Monday Night Blues Jam (imagine that) at the old Tommy’s Place, and he was hosting along with Jason Coffield, Kevin Smith and some bassist in flip-flops who drove an old Volvo :-).
I remember thinking as [...]

When Ron Lets Loose

By Will | Dec 16, 2008

Lots of folks have heard Ron Johnson’s wonderful jazz numbers on his albums or from the samples on his MySpace page. Some have noted that I refer to him on the Blues Jam home page as “The Amazing Ron Johson”. Others may have become curious after reading Erin’s profile of him a couple [...]

Happy Birthday Jerry Beach!!

By Will | Dec 12, 2008

Happy Birthday Jerry! The man we all know and love, host of The Blues Jam, frontman for The Bluebirds, the living legend of Shreveport/Bossier since the 1960s and still going strong, is celebrating another year of playing, singing and raisin’ hell!
The Bluebirds will be playing tonight at Lee’s Lounge, celebrating Jerry’s birthday with what [...]

Space Travelers

By Will | Nov 25, 2008

A couple of pictures taken and edited by Lisa Gimber of a performance by Space Travelers, a group which features many of our favorite regulars from the Blues Jam. Currently they’re playing every Wednesday night at the Tiki Bar & Grill. Their music leans more towards funk and jazz (and knowing Stan, a [...]

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