Authors, athletes, entertainers. They are people we admire. Politicians, civic leaders, inventors. They are people who influence our daily lives and our futures. Join MPB as we engage these fascinating people for in-depth conversation about their lives, their efforts, and their visions. Whether they call Mississippi home or are just passing through, these icons offer insight into our world. From businessmen to benefactors, you’ll get to know them all on Conversations.
He lays claim to six Grammy Awards and an Oscar-nominated song. He’s developed music for television, movies and Broadway. He’s worked with the likes of Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Aerosmith and Alanis Morissette and he looks to Quincy Jones as his mentor. In this edition of Conversations, we’re hearing about the fascinating career of Natchez native Glen Ballard.
Regina Charboneau is owner of the Twin Oaks Bed and Breakfast in her hometown of Natchez, but that barely skims the surface of her high business profile. Charboneau is an author, chef and restauranteur who traces her culinary skills back to Paris. She has rubbed elbows with some of the most famous people in the world.
Natchez native Glenn Ballard lays claim to six Grammy Awards and an Oscar-nominated song. Ballard creates music for Broadway, television and movies. Barbra Streisand, Michael Jackson, Aerosmith and Alanis Morissette are some of the artists he has worked with. Ballard looks to Quincy Jones as his mentor.
Chesney Doyle can tell you a lot about history that extends well beyond her 300-year-old hometown of Natchez. Doyle travels the globe as the executive producer for the TV series “Great Museums,” airing on public broadcasting stations nationwide.