Rob Lloyd

ON-AIR SCHEDULE

Mon-Fri 9AM-2PM

PERSONAL DETAILS

Rob Lloyd has been involved in music for over 40 years. Rob started in high school as an award-winning drummer and section leader at Morehouse. From there he was a member of the Southern University Band (The Crowd Pleasers). Moving to Milwaukee in 1970, he continued his education at MATC and University of Wisconsin in Fine Arts. He moved to New Orleans in the early 80s. He is a former music critic for a national college magazine based in New Orleans in the late ’70’s. From there, his career carried him to the San Francisco Bay area where he was a graphic designer in Silicon Valley. He worked at an advertising agency Currier Communication (Los Gatos, California) and then president of his own company Typology Ink, a full service graphic and printing company. He attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. He opened a restaurant in San Jose in the late 80s called Cafe Etc. Rob also taught a cooking class for San Jose Unified Adult Education. From there he was a partner in a restaurant called Louisiana Territory, and worked part-time at a R&B and jazz radio station in the Bay Area. Rob authored his first cook book in the Bay Area. Rob states coming home has been both a Blessing and a challenge. Since his return to the area he has been the jazz programmer and host on Jazz, Straight No Chaser on KEDM for the past 13 years, former on-air personality with LA105, and was program director and does a mid-day air shift on Magic 97 “The Soul of the City”. He started with Majic 97 in 1998. Rob is currently the mid day personality on a new 100,000 watt station called Mix 101.9 after the Steve Harvey Morning Show and also does a new show called Louisiana Hot Sauce on 105.3 with all Louisiana style (Zydeco., Cajun and New Orleans style) music on Sunday’s 12 noon -6 pm. Rob’s new cook book is called Burnin’ On The Bayou and dedicated to his late parents, Tommy and Myrtle Robinson, both former educators in Morehouse for 40+ years. Rob states that he feels he is in the right place at the right time. Giving back and making a difference is such a wonderful blessing. Northeast Louisiana is on the move and will continue to be a very important area to the state of Louisiana,