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Arts benefactor donates $100K

...have taken many forms: an arts patron, a gifted trumpet player and a band leader who has kept Thunder Mountain Big...loss of an eye to diabetes, Maas is still an active trumpet player in the band he leads."I still play fairly well...
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Ketchikan hosts Southeast Alaska Music Festival

...festival featured more than 500 student performers.Ketchikan's KRBD radio quoted Thunder Mountain High School trumpet player Rafael Sales in an online article: "It's incredible seeing so many dedicated students to music."
Swing in the New Year! with the Thunder Mountain Big Band

...Bromberg, Manhattan Transfer, The Attacca String Quartet, blues singer Nikki Hill, violinist Paul Rosenthal and jazz trumpet player Dominick Farinacci.For more information, visit or call 463-3378.
Swing in the New Year! to include Thunder Mountain Big Band and Mis' Ain't Behavin' Trio

...May 17. Also booked are The Attacca String Quartet, blues singer Nikki Hill, violinist Paul Rosenthal and jazz trumpet player Dominick Farinacci. Tickets for Swing in the New Year! are available at, the JACC and Hearthside...
In tune with Alaska

...Studios. He is also the Juneau Symphony's principal trumpet player, an instrument he has played since he was 10, and...I had a band with four flutes, three saxes, a trumpet player and a percussionist. That was my band. What music...
Wrapping up 18th Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival

...into joyful swing as the body approached its resting place. "We weren't purists," said original and current trumpet player Gregory Davis, on the band's Web site, . And although they formed out of tribute to...
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The Juneau Volunteer Marching Band Returns

...summer. "We appear, then we disappear, like Brigadoon," said co-founder Bill Ruddy, 65, a Juneau lawyer and a trumpet player for the last 54 years. This year's season is no different, just a little more active, with five performances...
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JHDS ensemble to play Carnegie Hall

...very big honor and we're all very excited but also it's a lot of work for us," said Tristan Hovest, a senior trumpet player. "On top of all the work that we need to prepare for playing, we're going to have a lot of work to do fundraising...
Bringing back the Alaskan

...his wife, Kathy, donated $50,000 to the group last fall. Lately, he's kept active as the leader and main trumpet player for the Thunder Mountain Big Band. In the 1960s, Maas built a successful real estate company in Juneau. He quickly...
Connecting with Carnegie Hall

Schoolchildren in Juneau and New York City guided Ron the trumpet player and Skippy the squirrel from the Alaska capital to the Big Apple, past sleeping rattlesnakes and rope-skipping girls, in a...


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