John Roberts Jazz Band at Capitol Oyster Company
Contributed by Becky Maddox
In the beginning - A regular fan base developed around the Sunday night jazz at the Capitol Oyster Company which featured the newly formed (Oct. 1973) John Roberts Dixieland Jazz Band. One of the original groupings is pictured. L to R: Frank Mesich, T'bone; John Roberts, Tuba; Tom Schultz, Banjo; Larmon Maddox, Cornet; Mort Stein, Piano; Cader Shelby, Clarinet.