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Regrets, AB Bonds

Posted By Jerry Lackey on April 14, 2022

It is with great sadness that we pass along news we received late Tuesday evening. A.B. Bonds, trombone section leader and our recording engineer, was involved in a lawnmower accident on Sunday afternoon, and passed away from his injuries. This is all we[.....]

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Regrets, David and Linda

Posted By Jerry Lackey on January 20, 2022

To NCCB members: It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our fellow musician and friend, David Ford. He passed away peacefully in his sleep January 18. Please keep Scott and the family in your thoughts and prayers. We will miss David and Linda[.....]

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Hermitage Hills Baptist Church Orchestra

Posted By Keith Heim on August 17, 2012

The Hermitage Hills Baptist Church is looking for individuals who might be interested in playing in the orchestra for their Sunday services. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00pm and services are Sunday mornings at 9:15. Please contact the main of[.....]

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*Old* community band pics

Posted By samantha copeland on August 17, 2009

David Ford submitted an old photo of the community band of Patterson, Illinois, taken at some point in the 1890's. David's grandfather is shown in this photo, back row, far left, on the tuba. And, his great-grandfather is the one in the front row, third f[.....]

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Slide Trombone Zen

Posted By samantha copeland on July 17, 2007

The following is a reprint of an article featured in the Vanderbilt Engineering newsletter. Written by Joanne L. Beckham Slide Trombone Zen A.B. Bonds doesn't blow his own horn-except when he's playing with the Nashville Community Concert Band. Then he let[.....]

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