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Jairus Daigle Profile (2016)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art, Interview

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-14

Duration: 00:06:28

Subjects: Music | JAZZ | Daigle, Jairus | Daigle, Chester | Violinists | Pianists


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Daigle, Jairus Interviewee
  • Daigle, Chester Interviewee


This segment from the May 14, 2016, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Tika Laudun’s interview with Jairus Daigle, a jazz violinist from Lake Charles. He discusses: the instruments he plays; attending the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston; the financial support he receives from local businessman William Dore; performing with his dad; and his goals for the future. Laudun also interviews Chester Daigle, Jairus’ father and a well-known pianist in Lake Charles, who discusses his career in music. Host: James Fox-Smith