Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Buy Jimmie Lunceford Art & Gear To Support The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Movement...

End This Year & Start The New One On A Jazzy & Swinging Note With Jimmie Lunceford Art & Gear!!!

"Jimmie Lunceford Has The Best Of All Bands. Duke [Ellington] Is Great, [Count] Basie Is Remarkable, But Lunceford Tops Them Both."
-- Legendary Swing Band Leader Glenn Miller

Here Are The Featured Products:

For Just $30 Each Plus $7 Shipping And Handling You Can Get Your Own Soon To Be Popular Tee Shirt Made And Autographed By The Award Winning R2C2H2 Tha Artivist!!!

Or For $40 Each Plus $7 Shipping & Handling You Can Get Your Own Soon To Be Popular Sweatshirt Made And Autographed By The Award Winning R2C2H2 Tha Artivist!!!

Or For $30 Plus $5 Shipping & Handling You Can Own Soon To Be Popular 11" x 17" Art Print Made And Autographed By The Award Winning R2C2H2 Tha Artivist!!!

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The Best Deal Yet!!!

Only For The Holidays...Get The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Package Which Includes One Of Each Of The Following:
A Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Tee-Shirt,
A Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Sweatshirt,

A Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Art Print

All For $100 Plus $20 Shipping & Handling

If Ordered By Dec. 15 Guaranteed By Christmas Day.

Also Makes Great Gifts For Channukah, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, New Year's Etc.,...

$How To Pay$

Please Pay For Your Order Through Our Paypal Account...Please E-mail r2c2h2@gmail.com And /Or Call Us @ 901-299-4355 With The Specifics Of The Order Such As Color, Size Requested (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2 X-Large Etc.,...) And Quantity...
(Note: Please Add $3 More To Order For 2X-Large And 3X-Large Sizes)

Here's Another Option...

You can send your check or money order with other previously requested information to the following address:

R2C2H2/ Ron Herd II
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis,Tn 38175

Your Order Will Be Shipped Out A.S.A.P. As Soon As We Receive Your Pay...We Will Notify You By E-mail To Let You Know When You Should Expect Your Shipment...

All Of The Proceeds Will Go To Support The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival & Other Related Programs!!!

The Purpose Of Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival:

To Honor And Bring Awareness To The Forgotten And Impressive Legacy And Achievements Of Jimmie Lunceford, The First High School Band Orchestra Leader/Conductor In The History Of The Memphis City Schools…Lunceford, A Fisk University Graduate, Was Hired As A Teacher Of English,Spanish And Physical Education At Manassas High School Back In The 1920s...He Also Served As The School's Baseball And Football Coach...He Started The First Memphis City Schools' Band/Orchestra With Money Out Of His Own Pocket And Donations From The Community...

He Later Took His Band Of High School Students And Turned Them Into A Professional And Popular Local Memphis Band Known As The Chickasaw Syncopators…

In the early 1930s Lunceford took his band to the legendary Cotton Club in Harlem, NY to take over as the house band for Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway…The group eventually became known as The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra…The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra would regularly broadcast live from the Cotton Club gaining a huge national audience…Jimmie Lunceford would constantly beat the great swing bands of his era in numerous “battle of the bands” contests including those led by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Chick Webb…The Lunceford Orchestra Was Known For Their Amazing Ensemble Play, Singing , Choreography And Overall Showmanship...They were known as The Harlem Express because of their huge African American following and was the top draw act at the world famous Apollo Theatre for 10 years...The Lunceford Orchestra was considered by many including Glenn Miller and Miles Davis to be one of if not the best swing band ever!!!

Unfortunately, Jimmie Lunceford (after dying under mysterious circumstances on July 12, 1947 in Seaside, Oregon) has been forgotten by many in the Memphis Community for 61 years and counting…

Jimmie Lunceford, the essence of a true teacher, never forgot about Memphis or Manassas High School and would constantly come back to talk to students at Manassas High School and hold free concerts despite being one of the most popular bandleaders in the country, Black or White…

The purpose of this event is to bring awareness about Jimmie Lunceford and to instill community pride in the achievements and accomplishments of a native Memphian who never forgot Memphis…Jimmie Lunceford’s remains are interred at the famous Elmwood Cemetery along with his wonderful legacy...We @ the Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival look forward to changing that same old sad song & swinging a new brighter tune!!!

Please Visit The Official Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Website:

Help Us Raise Monies For The Jimmie Lunceford Scholars Fund For Deserving Memphis City Schools Students...

Help Us Get Jimmie Lunceford A Brass Note On Beale Street!!!

Thanks Once Again For Supporting This Wonderful Venture And Please Spread The Word!!!
Jazznocracily Yours,

Tha Artivist

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