The Courier-Gazette from McKinney, Texas on April 27, 1978 · Page 11
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The Courier-Gazette from McKinney, Texas · Page 11

McKinney, Texas
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Thursday, April 27, 1978
Page 11
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(SECTION II) McKinney Courier-Gazette-Thursday, April 27 , 1978-Page 1 PAULA KELLY AND THE MODERNAIRES — The final Community Concert Association program tonight at 8 p.m. in McKinney High School auditorium will relive an era when Les Brown and His Band of Renown, Ray Eberle, and Paula Kelly and the Modernaires present their "Salute to Glenn Miller." The Modernaires figure in some of the late Miller's greatest hits and continue their smooth vocal blend today. Swing era lives again With Paul Kelly and the Modernaires on stage tonight at McKinney High School, the Salute to Glenn Miller programmed by Les Brown and His Band of Renown will be complete. Singing groups come and singing groups go, but the Modernaires just keep swinging along with their own unique blend of harmony and entertaiment. Listening to the Glenn Miller recordings of “Juke Box Saturday Night”. Chattanooga Choo Choo”... “Serenade in Blue”...“Kalamazoo”. . ..“Moonlight Cocktails” and countless other hits featuring the Modernaires, it becomes quite clear that “The Mods” were years ahead of their time, in both harmony and style. They continue to perform many of those timeless Miller hits, as well as lending their own unique style to the better contemporary tunes, with happy results. Since joining the great Miller band in 1939, they have been the top vocal group longer than any other in the history of popular music. One of the main reasons for this, of course, is the vivacious Miss Paula Kelly. Before joining the Glenn Miller Orchestra in 1941, as featured vocalist, Paula had been spotlighted with the bands of Dick Stabile, A1 Donahue, Hal McIntyre and Artie Shaw. Her very first recording with the Glenn Miller Band, “I Know Why” was an instant hit and is still among the Modernaires and Paula’s top requests at their many dance and concert dates. They still perform with Ray Eberle, Ray McKinley and a big band featuring many of the greatest swing era musicians. Paula’s happy combination of musicianship, warmth and piquant charm continues to endear her to audiences all over the world. As one reviewer put it, “Paula is still a wondrous sparkling pixie.” Tom Traynor, who joined “The Mods” in 1949 and has been with them off and on Tennis court nearly done By MRS. J.B. TUCKER COTTAGE HILL - The Johnny Welch family have their tennis court almost finished. Sunday guests of the Welches were Mr. and Mrs. Truitt Welch and Mrs. Mary Drain, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Welch, Shelly and Joe, all of Dallas. Dinner guests Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kelley and sons Allen, David and Scotty were Sunday dinner geusts of Mr. and Mrs. Allison Pruitt of Grand Prairie. Mrs. Rachel Jones visited her sister, Miss Irene Organ of McKinney, on Thursday afternoon. Mrs. 0. N. McCarty and Dona Mae were Monday night visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Don McCaily and family of Melissa. since, got his start as a member of the famous Bob Mitchell Boys Choir. After a stint in the Air Force, he joined the Jan Garber Orchestra as featured vocalist. Then followed a succession of name bands: Frankie Masters, Ike Carpenter, Jerry Gray, etc. Tom, who now handles most of the arranging chores for “The Mods”, follows in the tradition of previous an angers, Hal Dickinson (Paula’s late husband) who founded the Modernaires, Bill Conway and Alan Copeland. Tom says, “I love what I’m doing, and I feel sorry for anyone whose work isn’t as much fun to them as mine is to me.” Vernon Polk has been a group singer as well as an Art League will hold crafts show Some 50 exhibitors from four states will participate in the Spring Arts and Crafts Show and Sale, sponsored by member of the North Texas Area Art League (NTAAL) this weekend at the Denton Civic Center, Bell Avenue at McKinney Street. This sixth semi-annual show is slated for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 30. It is being offered as a part of the 10th annual Denton County Fine Arts Festival which began April 14 and will run through May 7. Wood carvings, Indian jewelry, hand-made dolls, ceramics, glass blowings, leather works, bead crocket, painted mailboxes and pencil sketch portraits are among works to be exhibited. Ann Dane, coordinator with Sylvia and Earl Deaver, said the show is the largest ever gathered by members of NTAAL. “We’ve accepted so many exhibitors, some of the booths will have to be set up outside,” she said. Admission is free. Events slated for the final weekend of the Fine Arts Festival include the Denton Community Chorus’ production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Carousel,” May 5 and 6, and the Denton Community theater’s Junior theater performance of “The Wizard of Oz,” May 6 and 7. “Carousel” is slated for 8 p.m., May 5-6 in Texas Woman s University Main Auditorium. Tickets are $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for students with I.D. cards, and $1.50 for children under 12. They are available from any member of the chorus or at Entertainment Ticket Agency, 608 N. Locust St., Denton. Three performances of “The Wizard of Oz” are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 6 and 2 p.m. May 7 at the Firehouse Theater, 221 N. Elin Denton. All seats are $ 1 . Requests for tickets may be made by calling the I ’ll chouse Theater, (817) 3827014. accomplished musician for practically all of his life. He, his brother Gordon and sisters Alva and Lucyann Polk, formed a great vocal group called “The Town Criers.” They were featured with the bands of Bobbie Sherwood, Les Brown and Tommy Dorsey. After the group broke up, Vern became a Modemaire and since 1957 has been resident comedian, occasional arranger, guitarist, bassist extraordinaire and also a fine singer. Rich Maxwell, newest member of “The Mods” was featured tenor soloist with Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians, as well as The Ray QharLes_Singers. He has been featured in Perry Como’s Las Vegas Revue and on Carol Burnett’s TV show. Despite his youth, his voice blends perfectly with those of Paula, Tom and Vern, helping to sustain the sound and showmanship that have become so familiar to Modernaires’ fans from Tokyo to Stockholm to Tulsa. Community Concert Association membeis are reminded that at the last concert of this season, they will have the chance to renew their memberships for 197879. Renewal forms will be available all evening and a minute taken to fill them in and write a check will assure hours of enjoyment next year. C Duplicate I bridge J Duplicate winners for the month of April are as follows: April 3, North-South first, Gloria Helm and Otha Denham; second, Martha Robinson and Lucille Goble; third, Juanita Bufford and Dimple Mounger; East-West first, Dr. and Mrs. Larry Stewart; second, Dorothy Craft, and R. A. Cunningham; third, Mozelle Doyle and Helene Gastrock. On April 10, North-South winners were first, Otha Denhan and Morgan Hay; second, Marge Watchous and Tom Leberman; third, Bob Simon and Dimple Mounger; East-West first, Juanita Bufford and Dorothy Craft; second, R. A. Cunningham and Katharine Riggs; third, Robin Chaffin and Gary Hartley. On April 17, North-South winners were first, Helen and Tom Crigger; second, Wally Wilson and Dimple Mounger; third, Mozelle Doyle and Jean Collins; East-West first, Dorothy ’ratt and Leona Wright; .lecund, Mary Spradlin and Susie Williams; uu* -, ,wi uurt iUig clllu Glenda Denham. On April 24, North-South winners were first, Jean Collins and Tom Leberman; second. Ruth Comegys and Dimple Mounger; third, Marge Hare and Martha Robinson. East-West first, Gary Hartley and Jim Blair; second, Mary Spradlin and Susie Williams; third, Mozelle Doyle and Eunice Rattan. 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