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Band's versatility garners fans, earns awards

Friday, July 18, 2014

What do John Philip Sousa, Van Halen, George Strait and Duke Ellington have in common?

Chances are good that the Wisconsin National Guard's 132nd Army Band has played their music.

Technically, the 43-member group is a concert band. But it is also a marching band, ceremonial band, jazz band, brass ensemble, saxophone group, flute choir, rock band and country band.

"We can make lots of smaller groups," said Sgt. Bridgette Kidd, a junior leader with the 132nd Army Band and a member of its music performance team After Action Rock. "We can cover multiple missions at the same time."

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