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The Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Induction Ceremony

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Auxiliary Boutique

Dick and I are off to Newport Beach, CA to participate
in the American Legion Newport Harbor Auxiliary Unit 291
Boutique with our new friend and fellow musician, Trish Lester.

We hope those if you who live in the area can stop by and
visit for awhile. The Boutique is from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
on Thursday, November 4th at the Legion Post.
[address info below]

Newport Harbor, Inc. Post 291
215 15th Street
Newport Beach, CA 92663

949 874 4912

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

A couple of updates

The Barnes & Noble store in Prescott had down sized its music department so the Cool Water Band CD's are no longer available there. They are still at The Worm on Whiskey Row along with some of Dick's fighter pilot CD's and books.

Our next trip will be October 13 - 18, 2010. We will be in Colorado Springs to attend the 8th Wing Reunion and to visit our grandchildren. If you are planning to attend the 8th Wing Reunion we hope to see you there.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Dick Jonas CD's available in Prescott

The Worm Bookstore at 128 S. Montezuma in Prescott, AZ is selling both Cool Water Band CDs and Dick's Family Albums 1 &  2 Fighter Pilot CDs as well as the RBAAB and PTF books. The next time you are in Prescott stop into the store and check out what they have.                                     


The Cool Water Band performs on the PRC Courthouse Square
at High Noon



The Cool Water Band continues to perform monthly at the PRC VA Hospital and recently participated in the 4th Annual Acker on the Plaza to help raise funds for the band members of Bradshaw Mtn. H.S. to go to Washington DC to participate in the 4th of July activities next year.

We were pleased that Angela could come for a visit and join us for Acker. She was a real trouper because we performed  on August 21st from noon to 1:45 in 90+ degrees with no shade!

Members of the band left to right: Vic Jeffries; Bass, Tom Calvert; Vocals and Guitar, Angela Jonas: Vocals; Dick Jonas; Vocals and Guitar; seated in the back is Carl Brehmer; Vocals, Lead Guitar, and Fiddle. I ran the sound equipment and took this picture.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Big 22 & Swamp Foxes

Before we returned home in May, Dick also did shows for the Big 22 Reunion in Arlington, VA and the Swamp Foxes ANG at McEntire, South Carolina before they deployed. We had a great time with both groups. They are great hosts. We had a wonderful time with both groups.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

2010 Tour

We are about half way through the tour.

During our visit in Niceville, FL, Jose Oberle & Dick took time out to have some fun with some really nice biplane models.


The shows with Dick, Angela, and Donna for the VA Hospital patients in Lake City and Orlando went very well.




Chip Dockery & Dick did an impromptu song fest for the River Rats after their reunion banquet on 17 April.


 Including a chorus or two of "Swing Low -- Sweet Chariot"

Sunday, March 7, 2010

New Erosonic CDs

     Erosonic produced four new CDs at the end of 2009:
The Family Album 1 and The Family Album 2; also, with the Cool Water Band we produced The Cool Water Band Sings Folk, and The Cool Water Band Sings Country and Western.
     The two new Family Albums are all military folk songs and become part of Erosonic's Heritage Collection. At the suggestion of a loyal fan, we wanted to make available many of the military folk songs, including fighter pilot songs, which were free of 'the warrior's vernacular.' That means no profanity and no sexual innuendo. We wanted our fans to be able to play them for the entire family and all ages without any fear of being embarrassed by the language in the lyrics.
     All the albums are now available from Erosonic, CD Baby, and amazon.com. You can also get the Cool Water Band albums at Barnes & Noble in the Gateway Mall in Prescott AZ. Digital downloads are at CD Baby, iTunes, and the other digital download sites. We hope you'll like our new stuff! --- Dick Jonas

Another year another Tour

This year our tour will take us to the Lake City VA Hospital on April 9th
and the Orlando VA Hospital on April 17th
for performances for the patients there.
Then to the River Rats Reunion Banquet on April 17th.

From Florida we head to Washington DC to entertain the 22FS at their reunion
at the Crystal City Mariot on April 24th.

Next to the South Carolina Air Guard "Swamp Foxes" for a performance on April 30th.

Then all the way to Colorado Springs for the HeadHunter Reunion on May 14 & 15.


For information about joining us at any of these event contact the sponsoring organization or Dick at:  dickjonas@erosonic.com

Friday, January 15, 2010

Cool Water Band

Just wanted to spread the word that The Cool Water Band will be performing at the mall entrance of Barnes & Noble at the Gateway Mall on January 30th from 3 - 5? PM to promote their 2 CDs that they debuted at the Acker Musical Festival in December. They will be performing the songs from the CDs and a few others. Their music is Classic Country, Western, and Folk. We invite anyone near the Prescott area to come by for a listen and to say Hello.