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The Arts Foundation Of Olde Towne is a neighborhood based, Arts & Humanities incubator that serves to host and produce projects that are about, or initiated by residents from the Near East Area of the City Of Columbus, Ohio.

Bobby Chick-a-doo Shaw


Bobby Chick-a-doo Shaw
Instrument: drums, piano, vocal
Group: Bobby Shaw with the Boyd Moore Band
Description: Bobby Shaw was a multi-instrumentalist and an excellent singer. His early influences included singing gospel music with his brothers. In this photo he is featured on the bongos with Rudy Johnson, Sylvester Martin and Boyd Moore.


"When he discovered that I wanted to play jazz, he took me to the piano in the Downbeat Club and taught me songs. His influence as a vocalist, pianist and organist has been strong since the 1950's"


quote by: Gene Walker


Pictured L-R: Rudy Johnson - piano, Sylvester Martin - bass, Bobby Shaw - bongos, Boyd Moore

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC05-10

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Bobby Chick-a-doo Shaw
Instrument: drums, piano, vocal
Description: The band pictured on the stage which was behind the bar at the 502.
Pictured L-R: Bobby Shaw - piano, Rudy Johnson Saxophone, C. R. Hunter - keyboard, Billy Brown - drums
From the collection of: Billy Brown

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC06-29

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Bobby Chick-a-doo Shaw
Instrument: drums, piano, vocal
Description: Bobby Shaw
From the collection of: Francis Johnson

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC19-19

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.