Louisiana - Shreveport

“Shreveport:  Road Through Northern Louisiana”

Shreveport, a city with rich musical history, is a crossroads between the deep African-American traditions of the south, the country music, Western swing and rockabilly that predated rock and roll and the spice influence of Cajun and Creole music from south in Louisiana. Music Voyager is graciously hosted by Rock star and Blues guitar virtuoso Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Kenny Wayne takes Music Voyager to Leadbelly’s grave for an acoustic jam with Buddy Flett and introduces us to Maggie Warwick of the Louisiana Hayride for an special jam. Music Voyager gets to meet James Burton, who wrote the ‘Suzie Q’ lick at 16 and understand his chicken pickin’ guitar style. The Grumble boogie sounds of Dirtfoot and finally the on-set of Carnival in the Shreveport style…