Mr. Randy Hamm, Professor of Music, joined the faculty of Missouri State University in 1989 and teaches Saxophone and Jazz Studies, and serves as the Woodwind Area Coordinator. In addition to teaching at Missouri State, Randy is a faculty member of the Great Plains Jazz Camp, the University of Wisconsin at White Water Jazz Camp, and the Texas All-Star Jazz Camp.
Shirley Jones is an American singer and actress of stage, film and television. She starred as wholesome characters in a number of well-known musical films, such as Oklahoma! (1955), Carousel (1956), and The Music Man (1962). She is probably best known to 1970s television audiences as Shirley Partridge, the widowed mother of five children in the situation-comedy television series, The Partridge Family (1970-1974), co-starring her real-life stepson David Cassidy, son of Jack Cassidy. She also won an Oscar for her role in Elmer Gantry.
Tony Butala, the founder of the Lettermen, along with Jim Pike and Bob Engleman, originally were signed to Warner Brother Records by Bob's older brother Karl. In 1960 they released two singles which were not successful.
Les Brown Jr. and His Band Of Renown play the swinging hits of the 1940's, 50's and 60's, including songs by Glenn Miller, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin and Dean Martin. It's just like the good old days, with comedy, stories and dancing throughout the show.