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Thank you from Juneau Jazz & Classics

...As everyone knows, there are so many people behind the scenes of these events who make it all possible. We thank the Ron Maas Family for their generous support of Swing in the New Year and The Thunder Mountain Big Band, Mis' Ain't Behavin...
Juneau's Don Bach honored for career excellence

...saidBach entered his aviation maintenance career at the Juneau Airport, starting with Ernie's Aircraft, moving on to Ron Maas at Taku Glacier Air in 1985. Bach joined the Wings' companies in 1986. Don credits his mentor, Mike Fenster, during...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on Juneau's big ships My turn By Ron Maas One June morning in 1968 I was recovering...all the advantages they bring us. Ron Maas was the first steamship agent in Juneau...StumbleUpon Archives My turn By Ron Maas Some history on Juneau's big ships...
Get parade moving

Right on, Ron Maas! There is nothing more annoying to either participants or observers...decision to march or not march, I hold no senior athlete in more awe than Ron Maas. Anyone who has never tried marching in step while playing a wind instrument...
Still Swinging

As a teenager during World War II, Ron Maas would lie in bed and listen to the big band broadcasts from Chicago, Meadowbrook, N.J., and New York City. "The bands were...
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Juneau couple supports big band education

...Thunder Mountain Big Band leader Ron Maas and his wife, Kathy, created music and performance," said Ron Maas, who grew up in the era. "I used...really fascinated by it ever since." Ron Maas, 82, has played jazz trumpet for...
Photo: Senior at the prom

Mary Pepin and Fred Abad dance to the music of Ron Maas' Thunder Mountain Big Band at the Juneau Pioneers' Home fifth annual senior prom.
Bringing back the Alaskan

With 40 gallons an hour pumping through its twin GMC diesel engines, Ron Maas' 54-foot boat, the Alaskan, was clocked at a sizzling 22.65 miles an hour during its trial run in June 1968 on New Orleans...
Neighbors mailbox: Thanks for playing at our ballroom dance

On behalf of all the students and families at Auke Bay Elementary School, I would like to thank Ron Maas and the Thunder Mountain Big Band for playing at our second annual Ballroom Dance Extravaganza on Dec. 13. Sound off on the important...

...ballroom upstairs at the Juneau Elk's Club. Admission is $8. Band member Galen Tromble said Juneau trumpet player Ron Maas organized the group this summer. Tromble is serving as musical director and Maas is band leader. Tromble played in the...


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