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Swiveling back 50 years

On Wednesday evening, a crowd of 250 people packed the High Point Community Center to hear the popular Hudson Middle School Jazz Band from Pasco County. The 28-member band, which is under the direction of John Keon, wore 1940s zoot suits with black fedoras, silver ties and suspenders. The band, which has performed at the community center for four years, was sponsored by the High Point Concordia Chorus. Among its 13 musical selections were big band jazz hits like Cab Callaway's Minnie the Moocher and rock hits like Chubby Checker's The Twist. "They were very, very good and I was ready to dance," said Harriet Kramer, 99, a resident of High Point. Admission was free, but donations were accepted. At the end, the band received $1,010 for the Hudson Middle School program.

Swiveling back 50 years 01/30/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 7:17pm]
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