Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. ― Khalil Gibran

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Profiles of The Band Members


It's all about the music, which means it's all about the way each band member, whether its the concert band or swing band, adds their sound to the whole. Get to know the band members in these brief profiles, which are posted from time to time as part of the series, Getting to Know the Band.

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Latest HOB News

November 24, 2016 |

Thanksgiving Rag Time

Today marks the birthday of Scott Joplin, a composer and musician worthy of our thanks on this day.

November 21, 2016 |

Forested Band Camp Site Now Protected!

The Door County Land Trust has reached a deal that will protect 305 acres of Bjorklunden’s forested retreat.

November 10, 2016 |

Swing Band Swings Into Action for Veteran’s Day

The New Horizons Swing Band is excited to celebrate and honor America’s veterans with a performance in Fall River, Saturday November 12.

November 6, 2016 |

Trumpet Great Sandoval turns 67 Today

Cuban-born trumpet-playing Arturo Sandoval celebrates his 67th birthday today. Celebrate with him; check out this sizzling live rendition of “Caravan.”

November 2, 2016 |

InDIGenous Jazz Series Features Nuggernaut

Nuggernaut will lay down groove-oriented jazz, fusion and funk as the Madison-based sextet plays 7:30 pm, November 4 at the UW Memorial Union’s Frederic March Play Circle. FREE ADMISSION!

October 27, 2016 |

Local Jazz Trumpeter to Perform with His Chicago Quintet

The Paul Dietrich Quintet will perform November 2, 8 pm at the Brink Lounge with previews of their soon-to-be released album.

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