All photographs Nikki Gustafson & Jim Dunn, 2004 and are not to be used without prior permission and credit

Doo-Wop In D.C - Panel Discussion

Doo-Wop and DC - DC's R&B Musical Past Through Discussion and Song

June 26, 2004 - Howard University Blackburn Center


Panelists Reese Palmer (Marquees/Orioles), Buddy Owens (Velons), Sandra Bears (Jewels), & Diz Russell (Regals/Orioles) with Beverly Lindsay-Johnson at the podium


Reese Palmer (Marquees/Orioles) & Buddy Owens (Velons)


Sandra Bears (Jewels)


Diz Russell (Regals/Orioles)


Reese Palmer


The Velons perform to perfection with awesome blow harmony!


Diz Russell, Reese Palmer, Sandra Bears, & Buddy Owens do some great singing too!



After the panel discussion while we were waiting for the shuttle bus to come back for us, a few artists & fans were still mingling and socializing.


Reese Palmer, Jay Johnson, & Jim


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