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Name: Humble, Karl

Historical Note: Karl T. Humble (1943-2009) played principal euphonium for the United States Marine Band and the National Concert Band of America in Washington, D.C. between c. 1950 and c. 1960. After retiring from the U.S. Marine Band he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and wrote extensively about brass instrument design before Parkinson's disease hampered his career as a musician, educator, and writer. Throughout his career he compiled a large collection of historical sound recordings of American and European brass bands.
Sources: Arthur Lehman, The Best Marine Band Soloists
Note Author: Raul Melgar-Smith

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