[Dixielandjazz] : A JAZZY CELEBRATION

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Mon Mar 17 12:12:21 PST 2003

I thought I sent this but never saw it on the list so here it goes again.



<<  We are having a party to celebrate the lives of
> several of our fallen 
> comrades and to pay tribute to the joy that they
> brought to us while we were 
> together.
> Musicians, Jim Snyder of the bratty brassy trombone,
> Leon Crabb, who served 
> as the Golden Eagle's banjo ambassador, Abe Most, a
> talent that was equal 
> only to his friendship, Al Reiman, a local
> trombonist who was also a good 
> friend to jazz and a punster without equal. Ray
> Avery, whose jazz photographs 
> are world renown and whose LP archives have enriched
> many lives. Sandra 
> McLean, whose enthusiasm and support of the music
> was not only important as a 
> fan, but who also served as a super volunteer in
> many Southern California 
> jazz events. Ray Fehring, who with his wife Rose,
> was a constant quiet force 
> in support of the music and who was beloved in
> California.
> We lost so many, it is time for us to take a moment
> and to celebrate just how 
> much each of our lives are touched by their
> presence, their talent and their 
> friendship.
> The Celebration to be held Saturday, April 5, 2003
> from 1-4 pm in the 
> Yesteryears Dinner Club located at 235 West Second
> Street, Pomona, California 
> and will feature the Royal Garden Dixieland Band and
> the Fabulous Titanic 
> Jazz Band with surprise invited guests throughout
> the afternoon.
> Yesteryears is a great venue with plenty of parking,
> a dance floor and 
> professional sound and staging. We look forward to a
> great afternoon and 
> perhaps many more. The event is hosted by Red
> Entertainment (of Pomona) Dan 
> Commins, Nancy Sinclair and Laurie Whitlock with
> special assist from Karen 
> Beatton.
> Hope to see you there.
> Hugs
> Judie

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