In The News – James J. Allen, Former IDA Head Who ‘put Amherst On The Map,’ Dead At 68

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If economic development was Allen’s job, drum corps and marching band were his passion.

Allen, a skilled trumpet player, served as the assistant director of the UB marching band from 2000 to 2013. He also worked with the school’s pep band, independently with young performers in drum and bugle corps, and he consulted with high schools.

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Posted by on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. Filed under Current News, DCA News.