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GALLERY: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy holiday concert

Scotty Morris, the lead singer and founder of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, sings the last song of the night during the band’s Holiday Concert Tuesday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Even before the band was created, Morris said he started making music and records as young as 7 years old and touring and making punk rock music in studios when he was 15 years old in the early 80s. “I didn’t care if I got paid,” Morris said.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing/jazz band, has been together for 24 years and performed a holiday concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall Tuesday night. The band, led by Scotty Morris and hailing from California, performed classic Christmas songs like “Jingle Bells” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth” with their own twist. Morris said before he started the band, he had performed in punk rock bands in the early 80s and said if he could do his shows for free he definitely would.

Scotty Morris, the lead singer and founder of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, sings the last song of the night during the band’s Holiday Concert Tuesday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Even before the band was created, Morris said he started making music and records as young as 7 years old and touring and making punk rock music in studios when he was 15 years old in the early 80s. “I didn’t care if I got paid,” Morris said.

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Scotty Morris, the lead singer and founder of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, sings the last song of the night during the band’s Holiday Concert Tuesday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Even before the band was created, Morris said he started making music and records as young as 7 years old and touring and making punk rock music in studios when he was 15 years old in the early 80s. “I didn’t care if I got paid,” Morris said.

Andy Rowley (left), a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays with fellow band member Karl Hunter during one of their sets Wednesday night at the Holiday Concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Rowley plays the baritone saxophone and Hunter plays the saxophone.

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Andy Rowley (left), a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays with fellow band member Karl Hunter during one of their sets Wednesday night at the Holiday Concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall. Rowley plays the baritone saxophone and Hunter plays the saxophone.

Karl Hunt, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his saxophone during the band’s Holiday Concert Tuesday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall.

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Karl Hunt, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his saxophone during the band’s Holiday Concert Tuesday night in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall.

Glen “The Kid” Marhevka, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, puts down his trumpet and sings goodbye in the last song during the bands holiday concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Hall.

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Glen “The Kid” Marhevka, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, puts down his trumpet and sings goodbye in the last song during the bands holiday concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Hall.

Karl Hunter, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his saxophone Tuesday night during the band’s holiday concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Dvorak Concert Hall.

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Karl Hunter, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his saxophone Tuesday night during the band’s holiday concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Dvorak Concert Hall.

Alex Henderson, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his trombone Tuesday night during the band’s holdiay concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall.

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Alex Henderson, a member of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, plays his trombone Tuesday night during the band’s holdiay concert in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Dvorak Concert Hall.

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