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Talladega Daily Home (Newspaper) - November 15, 2012, Talladega, AlabamaLifestyle a he the daily hopi thursday november 15. 2012 4a a sat Hmok trumpet goes to auction new Orleans apr trumpet maker Jason Harrelson said he a Donat ing one of the Best Trum 5ets he a Ever made to Benefit a festival honouring the artist who sparked his passion for the instrument a Louis Armstrong. Harrelson a specially made brass a Usatch Mon trumpet has a Fleur de Lis mouthpiece and transcription of the musical score for Armstrong a trumpet Solo in the song a a kiss to build a dream it also has a tune slide mounted with a sea replica of an iconic new Orleans water meter cover the trumpet is set to hit the auction Block saturday with proceeds benefiting Satcho summer fest the free three Day festival in the French Quarter help each year in Early August around Armstrong a birth Day. Some of Harrelson a Cus Tom trumpets Are valued at More than $10,000, but there is no minimum Bic for the a Usatch Mon Trum pet. Harrelson a Louisiana native who now lives in new Brighton minn., said he a attended the festival the past two years but has been an Armstrong fan since childhood. As a 5th-grader, he said he wrote a Book report about Armstrong a Anc he later took up playing the trumpet because of his admiration for the jazz great. �?o1 could relate to his Story to his coming from poverty and making music Lis lire a said Harrelson who was born in Leesville la., and was 19 when he started making trumpets. Armstrong was born in new Orleans on aug. 4, 1901 and died in 1971 after a Stellar career As a trumpet player vocalist and band Leader. He remains one of the Best known figures in jazz with a career that extended into motion pictures. The City a International Airport is named for him. Now 38, Harrelson has his own shop in new Brighton and provides instruments to musicians worldwide. In new Orleans More than a dozen musicians use his trumpets including Kermit Rufins Sham Arr Allen and members of the City a brass bands. His instruments also Are used by new York jazz band Leader Jeremy Pelt Ray Riccomini a member of the metropolitan opera orchestra in new York and san Juan a latin jazz artist Charlie Sepulveda whose recording credits include the soundtrack for the 1992 movie a the Mambo a a we re just so honoured that he a giving this trumpet to us a said Marci Schramm executive director of French Quarter festivals inc., the nonprofit organization that produces Satcho summer fest. A the hardest thing about producing free festivals is that its so expensive and every Little bit the groups French Quarter festival one of the largest free music festivals in the Region draws an estimated 400,000 attendees each year. Satcho summer fest draws about 30,000 people Schramm said. The a Usatch Mon trumpet will go to the Block at Neal auction co. On saturday. Its expected to come up for bids Between 2 and 3 . Cost. Silent bids Are being accepted online at wow. and by phone at 504-899-5329 or 800-467-5329. Online Neal auction co., wow. Neal auction. Com Satcho summer fest org Satch to Summerfelt saturdays the Day for the fourth arts extravaganza hosted by members of the a Powers Lodge Plank Road station. Original Art entertainment food and much More Are on the list of activities starting at 8 . And continuing until 4 . I photos by Laura nation Atchison vol i come to the arts extravaganza starts at 8 . Saturday at a Powers Lodge by Laura nation Atchison Home features editor the countdown is on for the huge arts extravaganza this saturday at a Ower Lodge Plank Road station in Winter Boro. Plan to get there Early events Start at 8 . And spend the Day with Art of All kinds outstanding food and baked treats live entertainment and most of All a really Good time. The yearly event is fundraiser for restoring the 1921 building that has served both As a Lodge and As a school through the years. It was moved to its present location next door to Winter Boro school when Alabama 21 was four aned. The building is being prepared to serve As a Community and arts Center. Saturday brings visual Art i rom More than two dozen artists along with visits with those who create Art with words and the offerings from those who Are creative in the Kitchen. Then there a live entertainment from Linn Smith and friends along with lick Haynes Gary Carlisle Cabot Barden Misti Payne Tony Turner George Brown Jean Baxley and Bill cing who Are members of the Weogufka chapter of the grounds of the Lodge Are ready for lots of Holiday spirit Lodge member Millie Chastain shows some of the gift baskets filled with great food items. The Nashville songwriters association. The Handy folks from Home depot will provide a a a children a workshop area offering fun for the younger set and there a also a civil War Camp re enactment on the grounds and members of the group will display the lifestyle of the eras soldiers and talk with visitors about their living history exhibit. Organizers will offer plenty of a real food a like Barbecue with their own special Plank Hoad station Barbecue sauce and hot bowls of Beans and greens and baked treats you la Likely want to take Home too. I in addition to the Plank Road station offerings Laco gourmet foods of Sylacauga will have a selection of their specially products available. You la also find hot Pepper relish and Bell Pepper relish hot Green Tomato relish and hot Pepper sauce to take Home or pack up for special Holiday gift giving. Authors David Flynn and Phillip Dee Scott on hand willing to talk about their works and sign books for you As Well. Flynn will bring his Book a haunted ties a a fictional Story of neckties that choke their owners a Bemis a company town a a factual history of the Bemis Tenn. Mill town that a related to Talladega a own former Bemis bag company and the Bemiston Community along with his novel a the Only child a his Story of being an Only child. Scott will have copies of his Book. A the grinder boys and other tales of South Madison Flynn and Scott Are from Jackson Tenn. And Are longtime friends and were High school classmates said organization member Joyce Howard. There a also a reception Abr Flynn Friday nov. 16 starting at 7 . At the Lodge and everyone is invited to come and enjoy his visit said organization member Becky Griffin. Flynn will speak about his books and also read from some of his poetry. Visual artists signed on for the event include Tommy Moorehead Joe and Kelly Williams Hugh of Neal Jim Gasser Jennifer Alam Cathy Thornton Terri Ferguson Roger Vardaman Dean Vandergrift Frances Ross Annie Laurie Porter Becky Clark the Talladega county schools foundation Sandra Holm Elizabeth Smith Cathy Sorrell and Mareo Fields. Rachel Ray pet food line to Benefit Sandy a victims los Angeles apr Rachael Ray is donating $500,000 to the american society or the prevention of cruelty to animals to help pets and families who Are struggling to rebound from superstore Sandy. The emmy winning chef said Friday that Ler pet food Brand nut Rish is also shipping 4 tons of wet and dry dog food for Sandy animals and her Yum of organization is donating si00,000 to City Harvest and the food Bank for new York City. A when you make your living in food you have to give Back in the same Way a the Host of a Rachael Ray a the syndicated lbs television show said. The Asp a had rescued More than 250 animals and treated or provided supplies to nearly 6,000 in new York City and Long Island. It will use the Money to lease a building that can be used As a Central shelter for Sandy annuals and to continue searching for lost pets provide Mobile veterinary services and hand out supplies. The donation is the largest single gift made by Rescue whose nearly $4 million in donations to Date Are funded by the Sale of nut Tish products. A i Hoe this becomes a Center of very Happy end Wiigs a Ray said. F

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