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A Tribute to King Pleasure Jazz Concert

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Papaw's Opry Barn and Theater

3549 Airport Road

Rockwood, TN 37854

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Are you "In the Mood" for a Great Jazz Concert?

The Morgan County Tourism Alliance Presents

A Tribute to King Pleasure - Bringing Pleasure Back to the People

Saturday, September 9, 2017 5:30 - 9:30 PM Eastern Time

Papaw’s Opry Barn and Theater, 3549 Airport Road, Rockwood, TN (Six minutes from I40, Exit 340)

Hors d’oeuvres, Dessert, Wine tasting and Almond Tea).

Presenting their finest wine: Highland Manor Winery and The Winery at Seven Springs Farm

Fundraiser Ticket Price: $85 (Includes commemorative wine glass for wine tasting

The Pleasure Cookers Orchestra- Musicians Performing for Your Pleasure

Kelle Jolly: Emcee, Vocalist

Emily Mathis: Piano, Vocalist

Bethany Hankins: Violin, Vocalist

Brent Thompson: Vocalist

Will Boyd: Saxophones, Clarinet Flute

Tom Lundberg: Trombone

Stewart Cox: Trumpet

Martin Hodge: Drums, Percussion

David Slack: Bass

Harold Nagge : Guitar

Bree Davis: Vocalist

David Howard: Sound

Dance Tonight Studio is sponsor of the performing Dance Ensemble

Vocalist Kelle Jolly, "The Tennessee Ukulele Lady", is one of East Tennessee's most celebrated jazz musicians. She and her husband, saxophonist Will Boyd, were the 2015 MLK Art Award recipients in Knoxville. She is the founder of Ukesphere of Knoxville, a ukulele group for all ages. As an ambassador of jazz, she has traveled to Muroran, Japan as Knoxville's Sister City representative at various jazz festivals and events. Kelle Jolly is the host of Knoxville's newest radio show on WUOT 91.9FM (www.wuot.org), Jazz Jam with Kelle Jolly, an hour-long show that celebrates great local, national and international singers of jazz. She is also the founder of the Women in Jazz Jam Festival (www.womeninjazzjamfestival.com)

The Orchestra name is in appreciation for Mr. Frank Cook and his contribution of the Opry Barn for this concert. Oakdale, the next town over, is the birthplace of Jazz Vocalist, Clarence Beeks, known as King Pleasure. This concert will be the first of an annual musical event to fund the continued endeavors of The Morgan County Tourism Alliance to bring tourism into Morgan County.

Web site for up to date info on concert: www.seemorgancountytn.com

Directions:

Papaw's Opry Barn and Theater is located in the community of Pine Orchard. Take exit 340 off Interstate 40 to 3549 Airport Road. Papaw’s Opry Barn and Theater is on the right. For directions from other locations, use GPS Directions: 3549 Airport Road Rockwood.

For those of you who cannot attend the event and choose to contribute to our goal of tourism please make checks payable to: Morgan County Tourism Alliance or purchase a donation ticket.

Mail to: Morgan County Tourism Alliance PO Box 52 Rugby, Tennessee, 37733

For further information contact Linda Brooks Jones, Chair 423.628.5252

Theme Costume attire is welcome.


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