**** JAZZ OKLAHOMA MUSKOGEE ****
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH
"June is Black Music Month!"
CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH JAZZ
"Preserving Our African American Jazz Legacy!"
The Rev. Ronald V. Myers Sr., M.D., plays trumpet Friday during the
annual Juneteenth tribute to legendary Muskogee jazz great Jay McShann.
Myers and other musicians perform at the annual
Jay McShann Muskogee Juneteenth Jazz and Arts Festival.
Philip Stackhouse, left, and Patrick Pierce rock
out with the Rev. Dr. Ronald V. Myers and the
Juneteenth Jazz Praisem Ensemble at the Juneteenth
Jazz and Arts Festival early Friday afternoon.
(Staff photo by Liberty Walker)
The Rev. Ronald V. Myers will kick off the The Juneteenth Jazz and Arts Festival
at 1 p.m. Friday at Smokehouse Bobís Bar-B-Que.
Ben Franklin Science Academy seventh-grader Harley White and jazz musician
Dr. Ronald Myers tune their horns before a Tuesday morning Black History Month assembly
at BFSA. Myers, who leads an effort to make Juneteenth a national holiday, performed jazz
numbers with students and talked about jazz.
(Staff photo by Cathy Spaulding)
OKLAHOMA JUNETEENTH HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JUNETEENTH JAZZ PRESENTERS
MUSKOGEE JUNETEENTH JAZZ & ARTS FESTIVAL
INFORMATION PAGE & PRESS RELEASE
Honoring Muskogee Jazz Legend
Historic Kansas City Jazz Pianist and Band Leader
Born in Muskogee, Oklahoma
Jay "Hootie" McShann. a Muskogee native, will be honored at
Friday, June 7, 2013, 12:00noon
Smokehouse Bob's Bar-B-Que Restaurant
1100 North 11th Street Muskogee, OK
several Juneteenth celebrations this month
918-781-9248 918-683-0890 Fax
FREE ADMISSION! DONATIONS APPRECIATED!
Profiles on Oklahoma African American Jazz Legacy Musicians
(Click on the name for biographical information, photographs, etc.)
Historic Oklahoma African American Jazz Spots
(Click on the name for more information, photographs, etc.)
Web site sponsored by
Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Juneteenth Observance Foundation (NJOF)
P.O. Box 269
Belzoni, MS 39038
662-247-3364 662-247-1471 662-247-4767 Fax
web site: www.NationalJuneteenth.com
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