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Pure Sole: Salmon for lunch, Falcons for dinner, Bears at breakfast

...opted not to play. Cheerleaders have been on the practice floors just as long as the teams they love to root for. Band leaders have lost another two decibels of hearing. Parents have bought padded bleacher cushions. And high school students...
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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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...
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...
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...
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...
Juneau Symphony Pops Concert to feature Thunder Mountain Big Band

...the direction of conductor Kyle Wiley Pickett and big band leader Ron Maas.The Thunder Mountain Big Band is composed...for at least 10 years and followed the Mel Flood Big Band. Leader Ron Maas grew up with big bands in Wisconsin, and played...
Best Bets: Some of jazz's best in Juneau this week

...Pastorius as the rhythm section for that groundbreaking fusion band. He's recorded a couple of dozen albums as a band leader or co leader in addition to his vast repertoire of session work. He and Mintzer have been friends and bandmates since...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...FleetStreet, and Moore sings with the Rainlight Jazz Band. ``The three vocalists will take turns and trade off,'' said band leader Galen Tromble. The community jazz band was founded two years ago by conductor Mel Flood, and Tromble took over last...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...their little big band are likely to feature Jeannie Cheatham's vocals pretty prominently. Reviews credit the two band leaders with being unusually generous in featuring their colleagues, and there's likely to be some fine sax, trumpet and...


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