In honor of the 101st anniversary of the birth of one Mr. Danny Barker - musician, author, teacher, writer, griot, and just general MAN of New Orleans music, the five part Danny Barker Radio Series will air on 90.7 FM New Orleans, WWOZ, www.wwoz.org. This will happen on the Kitchen Sink show 1/12/10 from 10 PM to Midnight CST. The parts include pieces on Danny, his writing, his music, his wife Blue Lu Barker, and his legacy in the Fairview Baptist Church Christian Youth Band. Interviewees include Leroy Jones, Dr. Michael White, Joe Torregano, Greg Stafford, and Harry Sterling. There are also excerpts from Barker's books.
This is only the second time this has been on the radio, and you never know if it will ever air AGAIN. It could simply disappear into the aether! So listen and get your Danny Barker on!
For all listeners surfing the rings of Saturn, that's 138 01 59 349.
And if you want to record it, be our guest.