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Fall Quarter, 2008

Dr.J's All Star Band

Ohio University Southern hosted another successful guest performance by JV Collier, Bassist for Grammy Award Winner Bruce Hornsby.  JV Collier and Dr. Charles Jarrett combined talents to continue "The Road to Success," a program on the principles of success within a musical format.JV offered motivational messages on "making the right choices" and on "the role of passion" as a key component of success at any level - young people from area public schools heard the message on October 28th at the Paramount Arts Center.

Dr. J's All Star Band featured JV Collier (bass), Phil Osborne (guitar), Barry Gillum (keyboards), Tom Berry (percussion), Charles Jarrett (drums), and Wally Wilkes (lead vocals). OUS partnered with The Paramount Arts Center to produce the concert and program for public schools in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. "The Road to Success" will be held in future years during the last week of October at The Paramount Arts Center.

  • JV speaks to area youth
  • Wally Wilkes from Big Planet Soul provided lead vocals
  • Charels Jarrett uses DW Drums and Paiste cymbals
  • Barry Gillum (OUS Grad) provides keyboards
  • JV and Phil jam together on Mustang Sally
  • JV   Jervonny  Collier - recording artist with Bruce Hornsby
  • Wally Wilkes sings and plays I Shot the Sheriff
  • Tom Berry provides precussion and vocals
  • Carrie Cline - special guest from WSAZ TV
  • Dr. David Lucas served as our host and emcee
  • Dr J's All Star Band opens the show with Gimme Some Lovin'
  • Dr. J's All Star Band
  • Wally Wilkes Performs Evil Ways with Dr. J's All Star Band
  • Dr J's All Star Band performes at the Paramount Arts Center
  • Improvisation is a major part of the performance
  • Dr J waves farewell till next year...
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