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3rd Annual Louis Armstrong Celebration featuring: Cherry Blossom Orchestra

It's the 3rd Annual Louis Armstrong Celebration at Fremont Theater! Celebrating the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong with live music by The Cherry Blossom Orchestra

Based out of Portland, The Cherry Blossom Orchestra were formed as a direct result of Louis Armstrong's visit to the city in 1965. He is one of many inspirations for them. See also Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Jelly Roll Morton, WC Handy, Spencer Williams, the Oklahoma City Blue Devils, Fletcher Henderson, and so many more. Hot times, prohibition, speakeasies, wax & early vinyl recordings were the order of the day. The Cherry Blossom Orchestra play the jazz created during its most important period : the 1920s to the 1940s.

The musicians :
John MOAK - trombone
David EVANS - clarinet, tenor saxophone
Charlie PORTER - trumpet
Garner PRUITT - cornet
Doug SAMMONS - guitar, banjo, vocals
Ken ANOE - bass, tuba
Randy PORTER - piano
Tim RAP - drums





Earlier Event: August 9
Trio Uncontrollable
Later Event: August 11
Bad Luck, Mike Gamble