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    Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 21:00 CMT: Check this news & message ticker for MilitaryBandsman.Com website updates, including new band members and band events. Updates & new entries for April 2017: Welcome David Stenz US Navy musician 1972 - 1974, James Shatto US Army trombone player 1994 - 1997, Robert Briggs US Army clarinet and saxophone player 1964 - 1966, Craig Thrane US Army and US ARNG trumpet player 1982 - 1988, Tim McCann US Army and USAF trombone player 1972 - 1995. Tim would like to hear from fellow band members who may have served with him and possibly have pictures to share. Welcome also Lyle Lamb USCG AUX Band Arizona Flotilla 114-10-3 ▪ Metro Phoenix AZ drummer since 2016 and Angie Holliday USCG AUX Band Arizona Flotilla 114-10-3 ▪ Metro Phoenix AZ drummer and flautist since 2016. Updates & new entries for March 2017: Welcome John Bailey USAF percussionist 1972 - 1976, Kurt Braun USAF oboe and saxophone player 1966 - 1969, Nicholas Karatzas US Navy percussionist, violin, mandolin, viola, and French horn player 1960 - 1965, Frank Dominguez US Navy vocalist, saxophone, flute and piccolo player 1987 - 2012, Jon Jeffery USCG Auxiliary Arizona Band Flotilla 114-10-3 Metro Phoenix drummer 2016 - present, James Davis II US Army tuba, electric bass and trombone player 1981 - 1990 and Carey Muse US Army percussionist 1968 - 1970. Updates & new entries for February 2017: Welcome Jim Butler USAF trombone player 1967 - 1984, William 'Rick' Tolbert USAF trombone player 1984 - 1993, Ted Wanack US Army trombone player 1968 - 1971, Michael Saleck US Army saxophone, keyboards and percussionist 1973 - 1975. Welcome Royal Canadian Air Force bassoon player Guy Doyon 1967 - 1979. Guy also was assigned to the international and interservice NORAD Band in Colorado Springs CO. And Philip Okunoren Nigerian Army Band Corps trumpet player 1979 - 1991. Updates & new entries for January 2017: Welcome Douglas Webber US Army percussionist 1977 - 2004, George Emerson USAF French horn player 1970 - 1974 and US Army French horn player 1994 - 2010, Richard Ward US Army clarinetist 1962 - 1969, Daniel Rakes US Army baritone and euphonium player 1962 - 1964, Roger Gray US Army trumpet player 1980 - 1983, and Douglas Green USAF French horn player 1960 - 1961. Douglas was also the band's drum major and part of the unit's folk trio "The Coachmen". The USCG Aux Band "The Commodore's Own" Flotilla 22-07 Northport NY saxophonist and charter member John Sasso sent a message saying that the band has grown to over 40 members and performs regularly for the USCG Aux, the USCG and veterans of all branches of the military by providing entertainment at local public affairs events. The band also supports the local USAF Association. John says that he is looking for good musicians to join the USCG Aux Band program and also encourages other ensembles to be formed around the country. John can be contacted via this website if you have any questions. If you haven't had a chance to see it yet, checkout our entertaining feature TBOTB and read USAF musician Fred Robinson's excerpts from his book series 'The Back Of The Bus [TBOTB] - The Life & Times Of Military Musicians'. Stories we can all relate to, this feature will update every week with the posting of a new story. Enjoy great reading by clicking on the buses above! If you have pictures you'd like to have posted or an event your band or group is planning and you'd like us to post it, email us at one of the contact email addresses below. Enjoy!


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