Tuesday, June 4, 2019

REMINDER: Thurs. 6/6/2019 @ 11:30AM C-12:30PM C~#JimmieLunceford's 117th Life Affirmation Day Anniversary Wreath Laying Ceremony & Jam Session @ Elmwood Cemetery~FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!! #JAZZNOCRACY2019


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***For Immediate Release***



2019 Wreath Laying Ceremony & Jam Session In Honor Of Jimmie Lunceford's 117th Life Affirmation Day (Birthday)

"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance...He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence...He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator, Radio Pioneer & Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams




When: Thursday June 6, 2019

Where: Elmwood Cemetery ( Jimmie Lunceford's Grave)
824 S. Dudley Street • Memphis, TN 38104

Time: 11:30AM Central-12:30PM Central

***RAIN OR SHINE***

***Free Admission***

(Wreath Laying Ceremony Will Began 11:30 AM C @ Jimmie Lunceford's Graveside Which Is Located @ Plot: South Grove 10, Lot 437. Jam Session Will Also Be Conducted Graveside. All Creatives & Musicians At All Levels Are Welcomed To Participate)

Contact: Bro. Ron Herd II/R2C2H2 Tha Artivist, The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Wreath Laying Ceremony & The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival

Phone: 901-299-4355
E-mail: Jimmie.Lunceford.Jam@gmail.com






***Free Admission***

***Jam Session~Bring Your Own Thoughts, Instrument & Voice!!!***
***All Creatives Are Welcome***
***Family Friendly Event***

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NOTE: THIS HISTORIC EVENT WILL BE DOCUMENTED VIA PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO RECORDING, THE WRITTEN WORD & AUDIO...IF YOU ARE  A WILLING PARTICIPANT OF THIS EVENT THAT MEANS YOU HAVE GIVEN AUTOMATIC CONSENT & PERMISSION TO BE RECORDED FOR THE MAKING OF A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM & OTHER DERIVATIVE CREATIVE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES TO INFORM ABOUT & PROMOTE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JIMMIE LUNCEFORD VIA THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. GROUP INC. & THE JIMMIE LUNCEFORD JAMBOREE FESTIVAL ENTERPRISES RESPECTIVELY...

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018--Jimmie Lunceford & Controlling The Future Of The Memphis Sound, Memphis Musicians Unite: A Discussion, East Shelby Branch Library @ 11am c-2pm c #2018JimmieLuncefordJamboreeFestival

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:

Website:

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance...He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence...He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator And Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams

"IF WE DON'T TELL THEIR STORIES, THEN THE 'ANCESTARS' GET NO GLORY!!!"

The festival is a family-friendly event.  It is geared towards both the youths and adults.  Bring your children so that they can began seeing the importance of their history and learning from the adults. Knowledge-Of-Self is a foundation for both a sound education as well as a purpose driven life.

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PLEASE NOTE:

THESE HISTORIC EVENTS WILL BE DOCUMENTED VIA PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO RECORDING, THE WRITTEN WORD & AUDIO.  IF YOU ARE A WILLING PARTICIPANT OF OR ARE PRESENT AT THESE EVENTS THAT MEANS YOU HAVE GIVEN AUTOMATIC CONSENT & PERMISSION TO BE RECORDED FOR THE MAKING OF A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM & OTHER DERIVATIVE CREATIVE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES TO INFORM ABOUT & PROMOTE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JIMMIE LUNCEFORD VIA THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. GROUP INC. & THE JIMMIE LUNCEFORD JAMBOREE FESTIVAL ENTERPRISES RESPECTIVELY.


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Saturday, October 27, 2018--Jimmie Lunceford & Controlling The Future Of The Memphis Sound, Memphis Musicians Unite: Panel Discussion, East Shelby Branch Library @ 11am c-2pm c

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

WHERE: 
East Shelby Branch Library
Conference Room A & B
7200 East Shelby Dr. (East Shelby Dr. & Old Germantown Rd.)

Memphis, TN 38125

Phone: (901) 415-2767


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For More Information On The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Week Celebration Check Out The Following Link...

Please Join Us For The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival, Memphis, TN 10/21-10/28!!!


Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018 (6:00 pm c- 9pm c) "Showtime @ Lunceford's Place" (Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church) #2018JimmieLuncefordJamboreeFestival #Jazznocracy2018

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:

Website:

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance...He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence...He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator And Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams

"IF WE DON'T TELL THEIR STORIES, THEN THE 'ANCESTARS' GET NO GLORY!!!"

The festival is a family-friendly event.  It is geared towards both the youths and adults.  Bring your children so that they can began seeing the importance of their history and learning from the adults. Knowledge-Of-Self is a foundation for both a sound education as well as a purpose driven life.

***

PLEASE NOTE:

THESE HISTORIC EVENTS WILL BE DOCUMENTED VIA PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO RECORDING, THE WRITTEN WORD & AUDIO.  IF YOU ARE A WILLING PARTICIPANT OF OR ARE PRESENT AT THESE EVENTS THAT MEANS YOU HAVE GIVEN AUTOMATIC CONSENT & PERMISSION TO BE RECORDED FOR THE MAKING OF A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM & OTHER DERIVATIVE CREATIVE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES TO INFORM ABOUT & PROMOTE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JIMMIE LUNCEFORD VIA THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. GROUP INC. & THE JIMMIE LUNCEFORD JAMBOREE FESTIVAL ENTERPRISES RESPECTIVELY.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 (6:00 pm c- 9pm c"Showtime @ Lunceford's Place" (Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church) #2018JimmieLuncefordJamboreeFestival

2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Homecoming Court Celebration
King and Queen/Prince and Princess Along With Court Recognition

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

WHERE:  
Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church

Address: 3890 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116

Phone: (901) 345-2902

Website:
https://www.facebook.com/AbyssinianMissionaryBaptistChurch/


2018 Jimmie Lunceford’s Jamboree Festival Homecoming Court Reception

Living:

* King: Ekpe Abioto 
* Queen: Toni Green

* Princess: Tonya ReneĆ© Dyson
* Prince: Dr. Steve Lee

Posthumous

* King: Isaac Hayes 
* Queen: Dr. Lulah Hedgeman

Register For The Free Event:
https://we-all-be-inc.ticketleap.com/showtime-at-luncefords-place/details

(Event Is Open To Musicians, Singers, Dancers And Other Creatives To Perform Tributes In Honor Of Jimmie Lunceford And The Homecoming Court.)

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For More Information On The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Week Celebration Check Out The Following Link...

Please Join Us For The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival, Memphis, TN 10/21-10/28!!!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 (6pm c-9pm c)--#TheJimmieLuncefordJamboreeFestival Jazz Lovers Movie Night: "Sweet Love, Bitter" (1967) Featuring Baba Dick Gregory @ The Stax Museum Of American Soul Music ***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:

Website:

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance...He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence...He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator And Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams

"IF WE DON'T TELL THEIR STORIES, THEN THE 'ANCESTARS' GET NO GLORY!!!"

The festival is a family-friendly event.  It is geared towards both the youths and adults.  Bring your children so that they can began seeing the importance of their history and learning from the adults. Knowledge-Of-Self is a foundation for both a sound education as well as a purpose driven life.

***

PLEASE NOTE:

THESE HISTORIC EVENTS WILL BE DOCUMENTED VIA PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO RECORDING, THE WRITTEN WORD & AUDIO.  IF YOU ARE A WILLING PARTICIPANT OF OR ARE PRESENT AT THESE EVENTS THAT MEANS YOU HAVE GIVEN AUTOMATIC CONSENT & PERMISSION TO BE RECORDED FOR THE MAKING OF A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM & OTHER DERIVATIVE CREATIVE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES TO INFORM ABOUT & PROMOTE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JIMMIE LUNCEFORD VIA THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. GROUP INC. & THE JIMMIE LUNCEFORD JAMBOREE FESTIVAL ENTERPRISES RESPECTIVELY.

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Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 (6pm c-9pm c)--The Jimmie Lunceford Festival Jazz Lovers Movie Night: "Sweet Love, Bitter" (1967) Featuring Baba Dick Gregory @ The Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***


Free Movie Passes to "Sweet Love, Bitter" (Click On Link Below):
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WHERE: Stax Museum Of American Soul Music
926 E. McLemore Ave
Memphis, TN 38106

WHAT: The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc. Presents The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Movie Night For Jazz Lovers: 'Sweet Love, Bitter' (1967) Featuring Baba Dick Gregory

Q & A/Discussion With Bro. Ron Herd II aka R2C2H2 Tha Artivist (Founder Of The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc. & Dear Friend Of Baba Dick Gregory aka One Of 'Baba's Chosen')



Sweet Love, Bitter (Summary)

Sweet Love, Bitter is a 1967 film based on the novel Night Song by John Alfred Williams. The story is inspired by the life of jazz musician Charlie Parker. American jazz pianist Mal Waldron recorded a soundtrack album for the film. Dick Gregory stars as star crossed jazz musician Eagle Stokes.

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For More Information On The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Week Celebration Check Out The Following Link...

Please Join Us For The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival, Memphis, TN 10/21-10/28!!!

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018, Manassas High School @ 9:30 am c-10:55 am c: Jammin' @ Manassas High...A Salute To Manassas High Music Royalty Jimmie Lunceford & Isaac Hayes

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:

Website:

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance...He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence...He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator And Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams

"IF WE DON'T TELL THEIR STORIES, THEN THE 'ANCESTARS' GET NO GLORY!!!"

The festival is a family-friendly event.  It is geared towards both the youths and adults.  Bring your children so that they can began seeing the importance of their history and learning from the adults. Knowledge-Of-Self is a foundation for both a sound education as well as a purpose driven life.

***

PLEASE NOTE:

THESE HISTORIC EVENTS WILL BE DOCUMENTED VIA PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO RECORDING, THE WRITTEN WORD & AUDIO.  IF YOU ARE A WILLING PARTICIPANT OF OR ARE PRESENT AT THESE EVENTS THAT MEANS YOU HAVE GIVEN AUTOMATIC CONSENT & PERMISSION TO BE RECORDED FOR THE MAKING OF A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM & OTHER DERIVATIVE CREATIVE/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES TO INFORM ABOUT & PROMOTE THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JIMMIE LUNCEFORD VIA THE W.E. A.L.L. B.E. GROUP INC. & THE JIMMIE LUNCEFORD JAMBOREE FESTIVAL ENTERPRISES RESPECTIVELY.

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Monday, October 22, 2018, Manassas High School @ 9:30 am c-10:55 am c 

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

Jammin' @ Manassas High...A Salute To Manassas High Music Royalty Jimmie Lunceford & Isaac Hayes 

WHERE: Manassas High School
1111 Manassas Street
Memphis, TN 38107

2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Kickoff


"He would come over to the school each and every time he would play Memphis. His band would perform for the [Manassas] student body, and our band, the Little Rhythm Bombers, would play for him. This is where most of us, as students, saw him. He would bring the big band over to Manassas and perform." 

--Memphis Music Great, Educator & Manassas Rhythm Bomber Emerson Able, Jr.


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For More Information On The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Week Celebration Check Out The Following Link...

Please Join Us For The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival, Memphis, TN 10/21-10/28!!!

Sunday, October 21, 2018

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:
Jimmie.Lunceford.Jam@gmail.com

Website:
http://www.Gofundme.com/JimmieLunceford
http://www.JimmieLunceford.com

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Oct 21-28, 2018, Memphis, TN

Please Share!!!  (7 Days Of Events) MOST ARE FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!

"Jimmy Lunceford was buried here in Memphis. The spot he occupies should have something of a special significance. ... He took a group of relatively unsophisticated Memphis colored boys and welded them into an organization which scaled the heights of musical eminence. ... He presented something new in the way of musical presentations by Negro orchestras. Lunceford and many others like him chose to remain at home, and with their people. [His death] should have meaning in inspiration and guidance to others. If we permit it, Lunceford's burial in Memphis can mean this."

--Legendary Memphis Educator And Syndicated Columnist Nat D. Williams



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Below Is The Agenda & WE Hope That You Can Participate:


Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, 2pm c-5pm c, 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Meet & Greet @ The Memphis Slim House

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

BYOF aka Bring Your Own Food & Please Share!!!

Address: 1130 College St, Memphis, TN 38106

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Monday, October 22, 2018, Manassas High School @ 9:30 am c-10:55 am c 

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

Jammin' @ Manassas High...A Salute To Manassas High Music Royalty Jimmie Lunceford & Isaac Hayes 
WHERE: Manassas High School
1111 Manassas Street
Memphis, TN 38107


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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 @ Overton High School (1:30pm c- 3:00 pm c)

"2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Memorial Concert: Tribute To Jimmie Lunceford, Dr. Lulah Hedgeman, Isaac Hayes & Jeff Huddleston, Sr."

WHERE:
Overton High School
1770 Lanier Ln, Memphis, TN 38117 

***Unfortunately, We Cannot Welcome The Public To This Event (Alumni, District Officials, And Special Invited Guests Will Check In With OHS Staff In Auditorium Lobby Upon Arrival).***

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Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018 (6pm c-9pm c)--Jazz Lovers Movie Night: "Sweet Love, Bitter" (1967) Featuring Baba Dick Gregory @ The Stax Museum Of American Soul Music

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

WHERE: Stax Museum Of American Soul Music
926 E. McLemore Ave
Memphis, TN 38106

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 (6:00 pm c- 9pm c"Showtime @ Lunceford's Place" (Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church)

2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Homecoming Court Celebration
King and Queen/Prince and Princess Along With Court Recognition

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

WHERE:  
Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church

Address: 3890 Millbranch Rd, Memphis, TN 38116

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2018 Jazznocracy Concert: Featuring The Sun Ra Arkestra In Concert @ Rhodes College, Friday, October 26, 2018 (7 pm c- 9 pm c)

The Sun Ra Arkestra in Concert
Also featuring the Rhodes Jazz Band

Tickets are $20 general admission, and $5 for Rhodes Students, Faculty, and Staff.
Tickets may be purchased through the following site: www.rhodes.edu/sunra

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Saturday, October 27, 2018--Jimmie Lunceford & Controlling The Future Of The Memphis Sound, Memphis Musicians Unite: Panel Discussion, East Shelby Branch Library @ 11am c-2pm c

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

WHERE: 
East Shelby Branch Library
Conference Room A & B
7200 East Shelby Dr. (East Shelby Dr. & Old Germantown Rd.)
Memphis, TN 38125

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, 2pm c-5pm c, 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Meet & Greet @ The Memphis Slim House

***For Immediate Release***

Contact:
Bro. Ron Herd II
(The Founder Of The Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival)

Phone:
901-299-4355

E-mail:
Jimmie.Lunceford.Jam@gmail.com

Website:
http://www.Gofundme.com/JimmieLunceford
http://www.JimmieLunceford.com

Mailing Address:
The W.E. A.L.L. B.E. Group Inc.
P.O. Box 752062
Memphis, TN 38175

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Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, 2pm c-5pm c, 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Meet & Greet @ The Memphis Slim House

***FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC***

BYOF aka Bring Your Own Food & Please Share!!!

Address: 1130 College St, Memphis, TN 38106

Phone: (901) 590-4591

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For More Information On The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival Week Celebration Check Out The Following Link...

Please Join Us For The 2018 Jimmie Lunceford Jamboree Festival, Memphis, TN 10/21-10/28!!!
https://jimmieluncefordjam.blogspot.com/2018/10/please-join-us-for-2018-jimmie.html