In The News: Beat Goes On For Minnesota Brass

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Tom Jones always wanted to be a rock star. No, not Tom Jones, the actual rock star, but Tom Jones, the 51-year-old substitute teacher from Centerville. Though he may not have reached the same heights as the Welsh singer, Jones came pretty close last month when Minnesota Brass’ horn line took the stage at a Foster the People concert at Target Center.

But Jones didn’t need the lights, the stage and the Top 40 band to feel like a star. A trumpet player with the St. Paul-based drum and bugle corps, Jones said marching on football fields with Minnesota Brass for the past 27 years always has given him that rush.

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Posted by on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012. Filed under Current News, DCI World.