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Written by on January 17, 2022

Barbara Hoover The Beat Exchange, which airs Mondays on WGSO 990 AM and can be heard on the Internet at WGSO.com    Barbara Programmed music since the 1970s.

Barbara Hoover :

Facilitated New Orleans Jazz as Background Music in Hotels and High-rises in New Orleans;

Extensive background in music and radio industry – from promotions, producing, programming music, scripting interviews, On-Air Show Host.

Developed an Artist Co-operative wherein Music and Art melded together, The BEAT EXCHANGE, a New Music club – written up in Arts Quarterly, the newspaper for the New Orleans Museum of Arts – for what The Beat Exchange was doing w artists and musicians in a bunker of a building, as what the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) should be doing for the community.

Received the Governor’s Award – in 1992 – for her contributions to the Louisiana Music Industry

Barbara’s guest is James Neighbors of Overpasses for America ,https://www.overpassesforamerica.com/ you can contact him at o4a@gmail.com.