“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kenner in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Kenner Community Band

Kenner Community Band Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
1. Kenner Community Band Marker
Kenner Community Band was organized in 1944 by Henry "Teddy" Stewart and Rodney Jones. Band was under the direction of Maestro Wilson.

In 1960, renowned drummer and singer Joseph Williams organized his band, Big Joe Williams & The Rhythm Play Boys.

The Kenner CIty Council passed a resolution on October 2, 2003 recognizing the historical significance of the band.

Original Band Members
Floyd Allen
Horace Allen
Joseph Allen
Thelma Green Allen
Ella Mae Anderson
Ocie Bell
Benjamin Bijole
Grant Dennison, Jr.
Isaac Dukes
Ann Jones Harvey
Irma Stewart Harvey
Anna Price Hucthinson
Armand James
John James
Jack Johnson, Jr.
Theodoria Dennison Johnson
Jean Price Jones
Steve Joseph Jr.
Junior "Cheeky" Price
Donald Stewart
Henry Stewart III
Louis Stewart Jr.
Willie Thomas
Eugene Ursin
John Upton
Joseph Williams
Herman Wilson
Lois Tucker Williams
Erected 2006 by City Of Kenner.
Location. 29° 58.473′ N, 90° 14.863′ W. Marker is in Kenner, Louisiana, in Jefferson Parish. Marker is on Minor Street near 4th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Mounted on a brick dividing
Kenner Community Band Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
2. Kenner Community Band Marker
wall at an outdoor patio space. Marker is in this post office area: Kenner LA 70062, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kenner White Sox (here, next to this marker); Henry "Teddy" Stewart (here, next to this marker); Kenner Town Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cannes Brles (about 500 feet away); La Salle's Landing (about 700 feet away); La Salle's Landing - 1682 (about 700 feet away); First World Championship Heavyweight Prize Fight Monument (about 700 feet away); Kenner High School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kenner.
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Kenner Community Band Marker image. Click for full size.
July 7, 2016
3. Kenner Community Band Marker
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 87 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016.
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