1 7th Annual Aaron Douglas Art Fair
2 Tom Krebs and Ed Carmona, one of our newest board members, setting up the Jam4Dan booth.
3 Tom visiting with an inquisitive passerby.
4 In addition to increasing our visibility in the community for the Dan Falley Memorial and Scholarship Fund, we sold t-shirts, CDs, and passed out Save The Date flyers for Jam4Dan6, our 6th annual fundraising event. January 18-20, 2013 (three days for the first time).
5 Slow Ya Roll on the music stage winding up their set by the time I got there.
6 Slow Ya Roll, along with all the other groups performing on the main music stage, will be participating in Jam4Dan6 (J4D6)!
7 Chris Aytes and The Good Ambition preparing to take the stage next. Chris (right) is also one of our newest board members. (l. to r.) Josh Hartranft, Renelle Aytes, and Chris Aytes
8 Slow Ya Roll finishes up, and the sound crew prepares for the CA&GA.
9 lots of booths...
10 and lots of people...
11 The Kid's Zone was definitely the most popular, especially with free admission for the whole day.
13 and more crafts...
14 Lane Chapel C.M.E. Church - just east of the park across the street.
15 facepainting is always a crowd pleaser...
16 ... as you can tell by the long line.
17 this pretty young lady didn't seem to mind the wait.
18 Legacy Stage with the mural backdrop...
19 readings, solo acts, and more.
20 view from Lane St
21 Aaron Douglas Art Mural
22 just a few of the satisfied patrons, (l. to r.) Kim Galey, Jennifer Berger, and Tish Barnes
26 Kerrice Mapes (785 Magazine) and Kenny Smith (Bridges, Ellie & The Commotion)
27 Pete Tremain (good fiend of Chris & Ranelle), Joshua (Chris & Renelle's super-cute little boy), and I neglected to get the young lady's name that was sitting with Joshua.
28 (l. to r.) Martinez Hillard (Cowboy Indian Bear), Aymen Ghali (Soul Rebel and the Beast, Gypsy Jazz Quartet), and Justin Fowler (Slow Ya Roll)
29 Jaroslav Kopa (master luthier and concrete design - left), and Jovarie Downing (WIBW cameraman and frequent guitarist at local jams)
30 Keny Smith and his son Jesse Smith
33 and they're still wheelin' n dealin' at the Jam4Dan table! :-)
34 (l. to r.) Jam4Dan board members, Ed Carmona, Joel Edison, and Tom Krebs.
35 finally! we got some security over here! :-)
36 Chris Aytes (center) ROCKIN'
38 Vernon White (left) and an unidentified helper took care of sound
39 Ranelle Aytes
44 Go Big Red!
45 Slow Ya Roll lead singer, Elvin Graves Jr. (standing) and keyboardist Justin Fowler (right)
46 Slow Ya Roll bassist Sean Walker sneaking some popcorn
47 there he goes again! ROCKIN!
49 Josh Hartranft
51 Chris and Josh
54 Ryan Ogle (left) was the music coordinator for the event. While visiting at the booth we learned that as a young man Ryan had many memorable encounters with Dan Falley when he had his shop at 45th & Topeka Blvd.
55 Ryan Ogle visiting with Ellie Smith
57 "Am I in the way?"
60 Anje Kearney and her daughter Kaylen
61 Orlando Zuniga (right) with an unidentified fan.
62 Jordan Hymon (right) of The Orphans of Smooth Jazz visits with Vernon White to provide sound requirements.
63 Forrest Evans, bassist for The Orphans of Smooth Jazz, is also a former Jam4Dan scholarship recipient.
64 Tommy Stewart, percussionist for The Orphans of Smooth Jazz, is also a long time friend.
65 Jarrod Guth (Monk's Wine) and his son getting ready for treats.