Music, Men ... ?

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Lmo
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by Lmo » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:52 pm

Ooo o oo o shiney!!

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There were about ten of us who formed a "brass choir" and used to stroll around campus at Christmas time playing carols. The second year we did it we were joined by a bunch of the men's glee club member (anyone remember what a glee club was?). I think it turned into a Purdue tradition.

We swtiched over to "Oompah" in Oktober!
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by stagewex » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:57 pm

Your mustache has shrunk a bit over the years.
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by vetsurginc » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:21 pm

Lmo wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:52 pm
Ooo o oo o shiney!!

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There were about ten of us who formed a "brass choir" and used to stroll around campus at Christmas time playing carols. The second year we did it we were joined by a bunch of the men's glee club member (anyone remember what a glee club was?). I think it turned into a Purdue tradition.

We swtiched over to "Oompah" in Oktober!
If we all show up at a rally we can make some music! Was at Purdue 1965-69.

Never stop playing. There is always some group around :D
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by siberman1 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:37 am

stagewex wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Your mustache has shrunk a bit over the years.
I shaved it off when I noticed there was more "mustache" than hairs on the top of my head. :lol:

I had 2 of the Ruger SA 357s for Cowboy Action Shooting. I don't remember why I took the photo with Ruger, but there must have been some reason...dunno.

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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by jaybird » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:58 am

I had 2 of the Ruger SA 357s for Cowboy Action Shooting. I don't remember why I took the photo with Ruger, but there must have been some reason...dunno.
I thought you might be "channeling" Spike Jones, or maybe playing at a cowboy bar! Nice photos of you and vetsurginc.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Be7O9g2sphw

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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by Lmo » Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:39 am

Was at Purdue 1965-69.
Me, '69-73. Were you in the AAMB? Hell yes, damn right, you bet, etc., etc. ?
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by vetsurginc » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:52 pm

No. In those days I had to hit the books hard to stay even. Worked the airport line to make some spending money. Oiling and gassing DC-3's. Gate agent had to do the bags. Line shack had crap lights, but enough to study. Had a high school buddy (trumpet) that went with the band - never saw him after first day!
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Re: Music, Men ... ?

Post by Lee Pape » Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:35 am

One of my Grand Daughters just returned from a 2 week trip tp Europe with the Iowa Ambassadors of Music. She is only 15 and plays the saxophone. A lot of States are part of the Ambassadors of Music. The Iowa group had almost 300 members between the band and choir members as well as the advisors.

This was from their farewell concert just before they left for Europe. The entire group only had 20 hours of practice over three days together. The student were nominated by their music teachers from all over Iowa.


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