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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.

Royal Rusty Bryant


Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: "He can play the hell out of the alto and tenor saxophones."


quote by: Gene Walker


Pictured L-R: "Rusty" Bryant,
Hank Marr,
Phelton Simmons,
Jimmy "Stix" Rogers
From the collection of: Phelton Simmons

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC03-18

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: P.R. photo - Rusty Bryant and His Orchestra

Mr. Sax Himself
Pictured L-R: Hank Marr - piano, Warren Stephens - guitar, Rusty Bryant - saxophone, Fred Smith - bass, Jimmy Stix Rogers - drums

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC06-14

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: P.R. photo for the Gale Agency, 48 W. 48th St., NYC.
Pictured L-R: Rusty Bryant
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC07-09

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Group: Rusty Bryant's Band
Description: Rusty Bryant's Band in a press clipping advertising the Carolyn Club.
Pictured L-R: Hank Marr, Rusty Bryant, Warren Stevens, Fred Smith, Jimmy Rogers, Janie Turner
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC09-11

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Pictured L-R: Wendell Hawkins - piano, "Rusty" Bryant - saxophone, Fred Smith - bass, Jimmy "Stix" Rogers - drums
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC10-26

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - Death: 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Group: "Rusty" Bryant and his Orchestra.
Pictured L-R: Hank Marr - piano, Warren Stevens - guitar, "Rusty" Bryant - saxophone, Fred Smith - bass, Jimmy "Stix" Rogers - drums
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC10-37

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: Rusty Bryant and the band going over a contract with Columbus music agent and promoter Eddie Coleston.
Pictured L-R: Front - Rusty Bryant, Eddie Coleston

Back- Jimmy "Stix" Rogers, Hank Marr, Fred Smith, Warren Stephens
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC10-39

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - Death: 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: Jimmy Rogers and "Rusty" Bryant jamming for their Army firends.

In this rare photograph, Jimmy Rogers and "Rusty" Bryant play for some fellow servicemen.
Pictured L-R: "Rusty" Bryant - saxophone, Jimmy "Stix" Rogers - drums
From the collection of: Jimmy Stix Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-08

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - Death: 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Group: Rusty Bryant Band
Pictured L-R: Jimmy Rogers - drums, Harry Ross - Bass, Jimmy Carter - piano, "Rusty" Bryant - saxophone
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-12

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Group: The Rusty Byant Combo
Description: The Rusty Byant Combo worked with Sammy Davis Jr. and is pictured going over a music score.
Pictured L-R: Hank Marr, Warren Stevens, Sammy Davis, Jimmy Rogers, "Rusty" Bryant
From the collection of: Jimmy Stix Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-14

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Description: "Rusty" Bryant and Sammy Davis Jr. check their billing outside a perfomance hall in 1953.
Pictured L-R: Sammy Davis, "Rusty" Bryant
From the collection of: Rusty Bryant

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-16

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - Death: 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone
Group: Rusty Bryant Band
Description: A promotional photo, probably taken in the Carolyn Club, features Jimmy "Stix" Rogers surrounded by Fred Smith, "Rusty" Bryant, Warren Stephens and Hank Marr.
Pictured L-R: Warren Stevens, Hank Marr, Fred Smith, "Rusty" Bryant - saxaphone, Jimmy "Stix" Rogers - drums
From the collection of: Jimmy Stix Rogers

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC15-22

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Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: saxophone

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC16-28

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.






Royal Rusty Bryant
Birth:1930 - 1991
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio
Instrument: Saxophone
Description: "Rusty" Bryant on right
From the collection of: Frances Johnson

For a glossy print of this image refer to ID# ARC16-38

©2000 A.F.O.O.T.