Roy, I apologize for not knowing who you were at out Kenton Hang a couple weeks ago at the Gaslamp in Long Beach. I didn't have a name tag for you, because no one told me you were coming. And I didn't introduce you to everyone there. I feel so bad, because you deserve way more respect than that. Of all the people there, you were the one who went furthest back into the Kenton Orchestra (1956). Thank you for coming and joining us. Next time, I'll make sure you're on the list.
Hey Roy, It was great to see you at Las Hadas. Thanks for buying our book, "Don't Stop the Music: Finding the Joy in Caregiving." Your website looks great: nicely organized, easy to navigate and find the information. Hope to see you again soon! John and Nanc
What a great combination of you and Howie Shear. Just listened to "Whatever Floats Your Bone." WOW!!!! Terrific band, solos and arrangements. Was particularly entranced by "Relaxin'" and "Bess, You Is My Woman." Can now understand why you had such a marvelous career in the business. Don't stop now. Just keep on going!!!! Only wish that you were in Dick Stabile's orchestra when I appeared in the Blue Room. You're right, Frank Trapani, was terrific.
We love the variety of all of your excellent CD's!
See y'all real soon.
Ann & Andreas
P.S. By the way, like the updated website now, as well.
Roy: thanks for the birthday wishes, Keep on keepin' on, friend. Tony
Pleasure meeting you and your lovely wife Bridget at Celtic Art Center. I listened to a couple of your numbers and Wow! What a great sound and great BIO. I will be getting one of your CDs for my Dad! See you soon,
I was talking to Arthur Hardy about a project he is working on for the Hall of Fame event in May, 2014. I thought I would write to you and get your input for him.
We are trying to find Easton attendees who went to War (any one...WWI, WWII, Viet Nam, Korean, etc.) and were killed in action or were missing in action. Or in the case of Viet Nam, ones who came back exposed to Agent Orange and died soon thereafter.
Thought you may know of some guys who were soldiers and never returned. Hope you all are doing well. I thought I had an email address for you, but could not find one, only this comment section on your website. So you might want to delete this after you read it. If you have email, send me an email from it to my email address: (...)
Take care, tell Bridget hello for me!!
Hey there! Boy, I had no idea I was standing next to, and talking with, someone so famous! I had asked Arthur Hardy who you were (from some of the pix I took) at the Easton Celebration on Sunday in the Library and Auditorium. When he told me you were well known, I just had to look you up! So, just wanted to say hi and was so glad that you were able to come from CA and be with us for this great event.
I hope you can return for future Alumni events - Thanks again for making the journey and being with us! (We should have included you with Pete Fountain)
Class of 1964
p.s. I am the one who asked you what you had in the briefcase, all your money?!
My college band played for you on Friday at the Capital U Jazz Fest. Thank you for your kind remarks. We really enjoyed the Kenton Alumni Band. What a powerful group. Thanks for sharing of yourself with us and I hope that the rest of your tour goes well. Mike DiCuirci Director
Hi Roy! Your website looks great. 😃
Happy Easter Holidays.
Andreas & Ann