On Air Personalities

J.T. Black
J.T. Black is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi who believes he was found on the doorsteps in the Mississippi Delta.  His love for the blues comes from his childhood, being raised in an apartment above a local juke joint.  Although, he was supposed to be studying he would sneak in the juke joint, watching the performers that made the 'chitlin circuit'.  J.T learned from such greats as the Legendary E. Rodney Jones and watched performers like John Lee Hooker, Tyrone Davis, Etta James and B.B. King.  J.T. Black is now a 15-year veteran of the Blues and has preformed in Europe and many other venues.  If you listen carefully you may recognize his voice on several national commercials. 

 
Tyrone Davis
Tyrone Davis began his radio career in 1972 in Laurel, Mississippi.  He spent several years in Lafayette, Louisiana. From Lafayette he moved to Memphis and did promotions for Malaco Records.  Tyrone believes "everyone experiences the blues" he says "it’s just a way of life, from the corns on your feet to getting that pay check on Friday and heading to the blues club.  It’s just a way of life”.

 

Maestro
Maestro is a native of a quaint coastal town in Mississippi by the name of Pass Christian.  His enthusiasm for music started when he was only 12 years old entertaining friends and family by playing at “house parties” and then later clubs, festivals, community centers, weddings or wherever he had a willing audience.  He’s been entertaining people since the late 80’s with his high energy style and personality. Maestro is now a 13+ year radio veteran.  He has played various formats of music including hip hop, top 40, R&B, and this new surge in his career has landed him with the blues on the American Blues Network.

Que
Que was born in Magee, a small country town in central Mississippi surrounded by rolling hills where he spent a lot of time in his youth with his grandfather raising hogs and helping to tend the farm.  His early musical influence came from sneaking down to the juke joints, watching the gentlemen sipping on whiskey and the women swinging their hips. Que has preformed with some of the best in the business from Bobby Rush to Lenny Williams just to name a few.   Que is very active in his community with a relentless passion for helping the youth.  Helping the next generation know where they came from and figure out where they’re going.  Que is a bluesman at heart and is fond of saying "The Blues has been around a long time and the Blues ain’t going no where"
 

The Real Rob Neal
Rob Neal was born and raised in Mississippi, the home of many famous blues artists. Rob grew up with the blues and certainly has an appreciation for the music. For Rob there is a story in the blues that definitely says something. Rob has been playing various formats of music since 1974 but the blues has his heart.

 
E. Rodney Jones
E. Rodney Jones, AKA the legendary Bluesologist will always be remembered and honored by the American Blues Network. E. Rodney originated from Chicago  and brought the blues back to Baton Rouge and then the world via the internet www.americanbluesnetwork.com by being one of the American Blues Network founding announcers.

 

 
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