The BRONZeTONE CENTER for Music & History - "bringin' the mix"



      Dr. Debi Hamlin & the BRONZeTONE Center for Music & History are extremely   
                             grateful to all supporters and attendees of the
                            4th Annual Lewis Hamlin Jr. Legacy Celebration -- 

  An amazing day of soulful music, a phenomenal vocal performance by Dr. Hamlin,
          inspiring and informed conversation, Afro-Brazilian cuisine, Sangria, the
                    traditional "Lewis D.s Mango Pound Cake," and Ambrosia !

                        Where: Presidential Suite at Macon Marriott, City Center
                        When: Wednesday, October 24th, 12 noon 'til 12 midnight



The Invitation


The Venue
                                           Macon Marriott, City Center










Presidential Suite




The Feast

Beans  & Rice, etc.                                                      Curry Fish & Okra




              





 
                                                   Seafood Gumbo                                                                                

       
Mango/Peach Sangria!                                                                  Cheers!!
                                               

                                    Dessert










"Lewis D.'s Mango Pound Cake"                                      "Arlivia's Ambrosia"                                                                                                                           
In loving memory of Lewis Decellous Hamlin,                  In Loving Memory of Arlivia E. Smith Hamlin
Trumpeter, and Baker -Extraordinaire.                             Wife-Mother-Daughter-Sister-Educator, 
(1954-2015)                                                                                  and Friend. (1931-2002)


The MusicIn Loving Memory of Derek Hamlin, Trumpeter, Prolific Song Writer, and Minister
                                                                       (1961-2014)




            
     
                       "There Was A Time"

                                                             In Loving Memory of
  Music Educator, Chief Arranger-Producer-Band Director-Lead Trumpeter for the
               "Godfather of Soul," James Brown, and Macon/Baltimore's Own

                                             LEWIS HAMLIN JR.

                                   (October 24, 1930 - November 23, 1991)

         Lewis Hamlin Jr.: James Brown's Musical "Interpreter/Translator" for the Famous Flames   

  

       The Famous Flames: Well Rehearsed and playing on the One ( Lewis Hamlin Jr., Front & Center)


                                                                 The "Dynamic Duo"



                     
















James Brown: Soul Brother #1                                                      Lewis Hamlin Jr.: Producer of
                                                                                                  Live at the Apollo, (1963), Arranger,
                                                                                                  Band Director, and Lead Trumpeter

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                                 LHJ 2017

    Dr. Deborah "Debi" Hamlin and the BRONZeTONE Center for Music & History proudly presented the 3rd
 Annual Celebration for Maconite and Fort Valley State University Alum, Lewis Hamlin Jr., former Chief Arranger, Band Director, an lead Trumpeter. Our 2017 theme derived from the W.E.B. Du Bois classic, The Souls of Black Folk.
            



                                                        Tuesday, October 24, 2017
                           The Wingate by Wyndham; 100 North Crest Boulevard
                                                           Macon, Georgia 31201


 



 

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The People
       Richard Keil, Founder of the Tubman Museum (L), Wini McQueen (R), Artist of the Black Experience



                                           
                                                                                           











            

Hamp Swain, Legendary Radio Personality,"Please, Please,"                                      Alice Bailey, Macon Radio Personality,
Georgia Music Hall of Fame                                                                                                 Swain Protege, and Entrepreneur


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The Soul Food

      

                              


                



                   


                                                           

                                                               A little Sweet Tea
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 The Dessert

                                      Traditional Mango Pound Celebration Cake

           Prepared in loving Memory of Lewis Decellous Hamlin (1954-2015), Baker Extraordinaire
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                                                            LHJ 2016
               Historic Douglass Theatre
                                         
                          Lew's Mango Pound Cake.  In his words, "so good it ain't nothin' but the truth." 


                                          Thanks for showing up, and staying ALL Day !!




                            Getting reading for "Soul Serenade" --  are you ready for show time ????

                                            A few local Legends say "Let's Get it On"!!!


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                                                           LHJ 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
                  
 
                                                        Lewis Hamlin Jr. (1930-1991)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
 
            Special Birthday Tribute to Macon/Tindall Heights Native,
                                         LEWIS HAMLIN JR.
 
 
 Also Celebrating  -- James Brown/Lewis Hamlin PRODUCTION of "LIVE AT THE APOLLO" (Oct. 24, 1962) ---               &Tindall Heights' own  GLADYS WILLIAMS, ONE OF THE FIRST FEMALE BAND LEADERS      
 
                                      Birthday Celebration begins at 2:30 p.m.
          Buck Melton Community Center, 150 Sessions Drive in Tindall Heights where it all began for so many ...
                                        Signing of the Tindall Scroll of Fame
                                                    
                                                 FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
  
 SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY DR. DEBI HAMLIN
 
 
 
 
                           THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY THE BRONZeTONE CENTER FOR MUSIC & HISTORY (LOS ANGELES, CA),
 
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