Dr. John http://www.kplu.org en Herman (Roscoe) Ernest III, famed New Orleans drummer, dies http://www.kplu.org/post/herman-roscoe-ernest-iii-famed-new-orleans-drummer-dies <p>Herman Ernest III, the beloved drummer and musical director for Dr. John lost his nearly 3-year-long&nbsp;battle with cancer on Sunday morning.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>A funeral service will be held in New Orleans&nbsp;on Saturday, March 12 at First Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1228 Arts Street, preceded by a viewing at the church starting at 8 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Louis No. 3, 3421 Esplanade Avenue. Mon, 07 Mar 2011 21:45:23 +0000 Robin Lloyd 941 at http://www.kplu.org Herman (Roscoe) Ernest III, famed New Orleans drummer, dies Dr. John live in the KPLU studios http://www.kplu.org/post/dr-john-live-kplu-studios <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-922536.mp3</p><p>Mac ‘Dr. John’ Rebennack has been at the heart of New Orleans funk and R&amp;B since the 1950’s so when he paid a visit to the KPLU/Jazz24 studio for a solo piano/vocal performance, we were sure we’d get a good dose of The Crescent City. We certainly did.</p> Tue, 07 Sep 2010 20:20:00 +0000 Justin Steyer & Kevin Kniestedt 582 at http://www.kplu.org Dr. John live in the KPLU studios