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After almost 10 years of on and off work (mostly off), tons of research, a trip to the National Archives in College Park, MD, and the good fortune of having spoken with hundreds of veterans, interested persons, and those who … Continue reading

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There’s a little more information over on that particular page, but let me briefly mention here that after I got started on this effort in early 2005, I went great guns for awhile, did a lot of research and writing, … Continue reading

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In February 2013, I attended the Texas Music Educator Association’s annual convention in San Antonio. The express purpose was to evaluate as many euphoniums as I could get my hands on, but the Adams series of euphs in particular. I … Continue reading

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As stated elsewhere on this site, Margaret allowed me to purchase a new Edwards 454E bass trombone. Oh. My. God. What a horn! I’m a doubler, meaning I don’t play bass trombone as my main instrument. I’ve been playing only … Continue reading

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