This young lady visited The Jam and lit the place up with her Tina Turner- inspired performance of Proud Mary. Her name is Renee Caldwell, and she has a soaring, powerful voice. For your listening enjoyment, here’s a little taste of what you missed (crank it up!). You may also hear Jerry [...]
Shreveport City Councilman Michael Long came by the Blues Jam last Monday, and even took the stage for a set which included International Folk Alliance Director Louis Meyers (considering this area as a possible new home for the conference?) as well as Shreveport Asst. Economic Development Director and world- renowned drummer Brady Blade Jr.
But I [...]
As we say, you never know who’s gonna show up at the Monday Night Blues Jam!
This past Monday one of our surprise visitors was Louis Jay Meyers, one of the original founders of the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival (aka SXSW) in Austin, TX, which rapidly became one of the major [...]
We have a name to place with the face! The “new guy” last week who blew the place away with his drumming and conga playing was Jonathan Merla.
Jonathan is probably best known for his work with multiple Grammy-winner Erykah Badu, but he’s also played with The Peoples Republic and Paris Nicole Strother & Gentlemen, [...]