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State Street Traditional Jazz Band of Portland

circa 2018 - Maine Historical Society

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Coll S-8496 / Contains an audio disc produced by the band and dedicated to Jonas Smith, a founding member. Also includes two undated photographs of Smith and other band members
Jonas Smith was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on October 29, 1930. He moved to Portland, Maine in 1956 and opened Mr. Jonas, hair stylist there. He was a prominent member of the Jewish community in Portland. Smith died on August 29, 2018. The State Street Traditional Jazz Band was founded in 1989 by John Page.
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