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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.

James Jimmy Stix Rogers


James Jimmy Stix Rogers
Instrument: drums
Group: Rogers in drum marathon
Description: Rogers in drum marathon - wife by his side
Jimmy "Stix" Rogers receives support from his wife, Ann, as he nears the completion of his 80 hour drum marathon. "Stix" began his career in 1946 at Champion Jr. High School. Through a talent contest he found himself on the "Ted Mack Original Amateur Hour" program. He worked with the Rusty Bryant Band for five years, and also played in the bands of Lester Young, Lionel Hampton Ted Fioretto and Sammy Davis Jr. "Stix" has been a guest on "I've Got A Secret," "What's My Line," Dave Garroway's show and Steve Allen's old "Tonight" show. "Stix" toured overseas with Bob Hope, and has been the subject of articles in Ebony Magazine, Look, Life, Time, Downbeat, Billboard and Variety. He holds the Look and Downbeat Awards for Drumming and was the recipient of the Society of Creative Artists Talent, Master of Jazz Arts Award, 1988.
From the collection of: Jimmy Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-19

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






James Jimmy Stix Rogers
Instrument: drums
Group: window Ziggy Coyle's music store, North High Street, Columbus, Ohio
Description: Jimmy, beginning his marathon drum solo, is accompanied by Alan Able and two Ohio State University marching band drummers. "Ziggy" Coyle is watching at the far right.
From the collection of: Jimmy Stix Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-20

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






James Jimmy Stix Rogers
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: drums
Group: Rusty Bryant Band
Description: Montage made for P.R. while the band was performing at the Apollo Theatre in New York City.
Pictured L-R: Jimmy "Stix" Rogers - drums
From the collection of: Jimmy Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-33

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






James Jimmy Stix Rogers
Instrument: drums
From the collection of: Jimmy Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC16-35

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.