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Louisiana Music Artist Directory: Curley Taylor to Alvin "Red" Tyler
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble Zydeco band led by the son of Jude Taylor; Curley was drummer with Geno Delafose before switching to accordion & going solo

Tears of Technology New Orleans dance music producer & remixer Daniel Carrone

Wille Tee (Willie Tee Trahan) swamp pop sax player, vocalist and sideman from Lafayette, LA (not to be confused with Wilson "Wille Tee" Turbinton; see below)

Telefon Tel Aviv ambient/techno/electronic duo formed in New Orleans in 1999 by Charlie Cooper and Joshua Eustis; Cooper passed away in Chicago in 2009 at age 31

The Terms rock band formed at LSU in Baton Rouge in 2004; the group's debut CD, "Small Town Computer Crash" (2006) was produced by Grammy winner Greg Ladanyi; a serious auto accident in 2006 curtailed the group's promising career

Ruby Terry noted Gospel singer from Lake Charles, LA; appeared in the film, "The Apostle" (with Hunter Hayes and late trumpeter Harold Potier, Sr.)

Shane Theriot Neville Brothers guitarist, solo artist and session player; also see The Grease Factor

Donald Thibodeaux master accordion player & builder (1947-2010) was leader of Don Thibodeaux and Cajun Fever, who served as the house band at Fred's Lounge in Mamou, LA for 11 years; Donald and his father Glady Thibodeaux were inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame in Mamou in 1999

Goldman Thibodeaux Cajun / Creole accordionist and vocalist from Lawtell, LA; former farmer and construction worker took up music at age 52

Rufus Thibodeaux noted Cajun fiddle player and sideman worked with Jimmy C. Newman (often at the Grand Ole Opry), Neil Young, and many others during his lengthy career

Waylon Thibodeaux Cajun musician from Houma, LA known as "Louisiana's Rockin' Fiddler"

3rd Echo New Orleans-based power pop trio

Chris Thomas (King) actor ("O Brother, Where Art Thou?") musician, songwriter, vocalist and label owner (21st Century Blues Records) is the son of Baton Rouge blues artist, Rockin' Tabby Thomas; Chris won multiple Grammy Awards in 2002 for his work on the "O Brother" soundtrack and "Down From The Mountain".

Irma Thomas the "Soul Queen of New Orleans" and multiple W.C. Handy Award winner also owns The Lion's Den (at 2655 Gravier St.); first hit the national charts in 1960, with "Don't Mess With My Man"; Irma's "Time Is On My Side" was a 1964 Top 10 pop hit for the Rolling Stones; she appeared in the film, "The Big Easy"; also on the "Dancing To New Orleans" DVD

Jesse "Babyface" Thomas late blues guitarist (1911-1995) from Logansport, LA

Leroy Thomas Zydeco accordionist & bandleader from Elton, Louisiana; son of drummer, vocalist and songwriter Leo "The Bull" Thomas

Tabby Thomas Baton Rouge blues legend and club owner (Tabby's Blues Box and Heritage Hall); father of Chris Thomas King; also see Hoodoo Kings.

Gerald Tillman (aka Professor Shorthair)

  • Late keyboard player & pioneer of the "Uptown Sound", Gerald "Professor Shorthair" Tillman was born in New Orleans, and played piano with several New Orleans bands including The Bold Souls, Neville Brothers, Black Male, the original Uptown Allstars (which he cofounded) and his own band, G.T and The Trustees; Gerald passed away on 09/15/86 at age 31.

Daniel Glen Timms talented singer & songwriter (from Winnsboro, LA) now based in California; national CD debut - "The Highway Home" - released in July 2004

Timothea New Orleans R&B singer & songwriter also founded "Siren To Wail" to provide awareness, education, and prevention of the Hepatitis C virus

Tin Men eclectic trio features Alex McMurray, Matt Perrine and Washboard Chaz; more on Tin Men

  • Tin Men CD's, audio clips (LA Music Factory)

Tiny Town short-lived "super group" featuring ex-subdudes Tommy Malone and Johnny Ray Allen, with Kenny Blevins and Pat McLaughlin

The Tomatoes hard rockin' New Orleans band formerly known as The Joneses

Tom's House popular New Orleans rock band

David Torkanowsky New Orleans jazz pianist & session man; formerly with Astral Project

Joseph Torregano noted New Orleans jazz musican and music educator

Wayne Toups rockin' zydeco musician from Crowley, LA

Allen Toussaint legendary New Orleans musician, singer, composer, producer and arranger; first recorded in 1958 as Al Tousan; his early songwriting efforts were credited to aliases C. Toussaint and Naomi Neville; co-founded NYNO Records in 1996

Kaleb Trahan young accordion wiz from Little Chenier, LA

  • Kaleb Trahan's web site features audio, photos, upcoming shows, and more.

Treme Brass Band New Orleans trad jazz band founded by brass band legends Benny Jones, Sr. and "Uncle" Lionel Batiste

Trini Triggs up and coming country singer from Natchitoches, LA

Trin-I-Tee 5:7 - Christian R&B trio from New Orleans were Contemporary Gospel music's first girl group to to Gold (for their debut album "Trin-I-Tee 5:7")

Damon Troy and Louisiana Beat high-energy Cajun & Zydeco group led by young Carencro, LA native Damon Troy

Tru No Limit Records rap group comprised of brothers Master P (Percy Miller), Silkk The Shocker (Vyshonne Miller) and C-Murder (Corey Miller)

  • Tru CD's, reviews, audio clips (

Truckstop Honeymoon New Orleans dluegrass duo of Mike West and Katie Euliss

T-Sale young Cajun band from Ville Platte, LA founded by brothers Jean-Jacque and Louie Aucoin; released their debut CD in May 2004

  • T-Sale CD's and audio clips (LA Music Factory)

Earl Turbinton (sax) & Wilson "Willie Tee" Turbinton (keyboards) New Orleans musical brothers

Tungsten metal trio hailing from Chalmette, LA

  • Tungsten official web site has loads of MP3's to check out

Troy Turner Baton Rouge born blues guitarist & vocalist

Twangorama New Orleans band features guitarists Jimmy Robinson, Cranston Clements and Phil De Gruy

tWeezer Weezer cover band from Baton Rouge (not the real thing, but close)

Chris Tyle trad jazz musician & jazz historian led the Silver Leaf Jazz Band; also worked with Danny Barker, Willie & Percy Humphrey, Pud Brown, Jacque Gauthe, Tim Laughlin, Banu Gibson, and many others

Alvin "Red" Tyler legendary New Orleans saxophonist & prolific R&B sideman; Red passed away on 04/03/98 at the age of 72

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