The Old Guys Jazz Band



Standing back, L-R:  Warren Brown, clarinet; Ray Helsel, acoustic bass guitar; Lyman "Zeke" Holden, tuba and piano.

Seated, L-R:  W. Deane Wiley, trombone; Jim Hansen, drums; Dan Havens, cornet; John "Jack" Ades, banjo; Bill Feeney, piano; Jean Kittrell, piano and vocals.

This photograph of the band was taken in 1979.  The Old Guys Jazz Band raised funds to help establish the National Ragtime and Jazz Archive,  in 1974.  To view an example of one of their albums, please visit Hot Ginger and Dynamite.

E-mail comments and inquiries about the Old Guys Jazz Band to Therese Dickman at or call 618-650-2695


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Updated by Kristin Walker
April 2005