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Brass band to jazz up pavilion

The 67th Wyoming National Guard Band will perform second line standards June 9


Photo courtesy of the Platte Valley Arts Council

The 67th Wyoming National Guard Band will be playing at the Saratoga Museum Pavilion on June 9.

The Platte Valley Arts Council is proud to present the "Frontier Brass Band", an ensemble associated with the 67th Wyoming National Guard Band. They will perform at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the Saratoga Museum Pavilion. The eleven- piece band is a New Orleans style band playing second line standards to arrangements of today's top 40 hits.

Taking its name from the black street parading tradition in which it was developed, second line rhythm has spread around the world through the music of jazz pioneer Louis Armstrong and "Godfather of Soul" James Brown, among others. Due in part to th...

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