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Guest artists for 2015: Byron Berline Band

...on Friday night at the JACC. They'll also lead multiple weekend workshops (see schedule in this week's Arts).Band leader Berline is a three-time national fiddle champion who formerly played with Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys, and...
Teams ready to storm region courts

...performs at the Cheer Competition and Dance Adjudication."It is one of the most exciting times of the year," TMHS band leader Brian Van Kirk said. "The atmosphere at a Region V basketball tournament is beyond description. It is more than electric...
A little blue home for the Thunder Mountain Big Band

...brass sound? If in the past the answer was, "Anywhere you can," the answer now is: in "Little Blue," a building band leader Ron Maas had built just for the band to practice in - they started practicing in the space in October of 2013.Maas...
Galen Tromble: Band leader and saxophonist

Band man: Tromble composes music, plays tenor sax and trumpet and serves as band leader for the Rainlight band and for the FleetStreet jazz quintet. Rainlight, normally a 10-piece big band, has been beefed up to...
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...said Maas' contributions to the community have taken many forms: an arts patron, a gifted trumpet player and a band leader who has kept Thunder Mountain Big Band alive for the past 20 years."Over the years, in so many different ways...
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Dear Juneau friends

...the first Student Band Director of Juneau-Douglas High School, the band president, the pep band director and the band leader of "The Candid Eight" which toured with Governor Egan for his 1966 campaign for re-election.I graduated proudly...
One more chance to see Grace Kelly Quintet, tonight at the JACC what turned out to be not only a rare experience for Juneau listeners, but also an informal birthday party for band leader Grace Kelly. (The crowd even took up an impromptu round of "Happy Birthday" for her after the performance.) Listening...
Jesse Owens' Olympic medal up for auction

...Owens gave him this medal out of gratitude and as a token of their friendship."Owens worked for a short time as a band leader but eventually returned to his hometown of Cleveland where he worked for the parks department and eventually found his...
Guitarist a master of Latin music

...Mexican guitarist Julio Cabrera brings the music and soul of warmer climes to Juneau next week. A recording artist, band leader, singer, teacher and concert musician, Cabrera performs Thursday, Aug. 31, at Northern Light United Church...
Anchorage band blends hip hop and reggae First Trax from Anchorage. "We're a big ska band with a horn section," said John Earle, the drummer and band leader for First Trax. "We'll start off with some hip hop reggae stuff and we'll throw some modern rock in -- it's...


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