4th Army Band Personnel – 1947-71

Harlan Adamcik

Clarinet/Saxophone; San Antonio College

Texas

 

Bruce Aiken

Saxophone

 

 

Andy Amato

Accordion/The Pastels; Combos

Michigan

 

Andy Anderson

Piano/Clarinet/Arranger; Hal McIntyre Orch.; Alvin Com. Col.

Texas

 

Leo Aramajan

Violin

Calif., Illinois

 

Wilfred Armstead

Clarinet/Drum Major

 

 

Jerry Atkins

Trumpet; Alvin Community College

Texas

 

Sam Attardo

Baritone Horn

Illinois

 

Larry Austin

Trpt.; Composition, Electroacoustic Music, Univ. North Texas

Texas

 

Ed Ayola

Tuba

Illinois, Florida

 

Don Baldwin

Tuba

Texas

 

Jerry Ball

French Horn; University of Louisville

Texas, Kentucky

 

Robert Barbutto

Flute

New York

 

Garland Barlow

Clarinet

Virginia

 

Bob Beane

Drums/Drum Major

Oklahoma

 

Rule Beasley

Bassoon/Arranger; Composition, Santa Monica College

Tex., Calif., Ore.

 

Tom Beck

Bassoon

 

 

Charlie Becker

Tuba/Bass

 

 

Bryan Bee

Trombone

Oklahoma

 

Howard Bell, Jr.

Tuba/Cello; Marshall Univ.; Author; Coord. FAB Reunions         

Missouri, W. Va.

 

Jerry Bengsten

Trombone

 

 

Earl Bennett

Clarinet

 

 

Paul Blair

Trombone; West Point Band

 

 

Bob Blasé

Announcer

Texas

 

Darrel Blumm

 

 

 

D. C. Bodelson

Piano; Jazz & Dixieland Combos

North Dakota

 

Carl Boettger

 

Texas

 

Col. John Bracey

Drummer; HQ 4th Army Information Office; Honorary

Texas

 

Roger Brantley

Clarinet

Texas

 

E. C. Brazil

Trombone; Hal McIntyre Orchestra; Recording Studio

Texas

 

Pete Brewer

Tenor Saxophone

Texas

 

Dave Brown

Bass Drum

Mississippi

 

Roger Brown

Percussion; Combos

California

 

Laurel Brownlee

French Horn; Instrument Sales

Texas

 

Larry Brumley

Perc./Voice; Marshall, Tex. Sym.; Shrprt. Chbr. Singrs; Eductr

Louisiana, Texas

 

Bobby Bryant

Bass

Texas

 

Jimmy Bryant

Euphonium

 

 

Paul Bryant

Trombone

 

 

Bill Buckalew

Bassoon

Louisiana

 

Don Burnes

Announcer;  Narrator, St. Louis Sym.; Promos.; Muny Opera

Missouri

 

erb Butler

Cello; Chicago Civic; Conductor South Bend Symphony

Indiana

 

 

John Butler

Oboe/Rehearsal Conductor

Louisiana, Florida

 

 

Rod Butler

Trombone

Callifornia

 

 

Joe Cadena

Trumpet

Texas

 

Jim Cain

Trumpet; Band Director, San Antonio

Texas

 

Tony Cardenas

Saxophone

Texas

 

Jimmy Cargill

Trumpet

Texas

 

Dillard Carrera

Announcer; Voiceovers; Commercials; Real Estate

Texas

 

Billy Casey

Clarinet; 33rd Army Band; Psychology; Psychotherapy

Texas, England

 

M/Sgt. Cedillo

Violin/Flute

Texas

 

John Barnes Chance

Perc./Comp./Arr.; Ostwald Award; Austin Sym; U. Kentucky

Texas. Kentucky

 

“Chappey” Chapman

Trombone

Mississippi

 

Ray Chappa

Clarinet

Texas

 

Bobby Chavez, Jr.

Trumpet

Texas

 

Bob Chavez

Trumpet; Combos, Arranger; Real Estate

Texas

 

Sgt. Chidister

 

 

 

+“Pete” Cisneros

Clarinet; School Band Director, Music Supervisor

Texas

 

Jack Colagiovani

Clarinet

Connecticut

 

John Barry Cole

Trumpet

England, Calif.

 

David Correll

Trombone

Indiana

 

Jim Cross

Trombone; Hal McIntyre Orchestra

Texas

 

Leon Crum

Trumpet; Attorney

Texas

 

Jack Curran

Trumpet

Illinois

 

Vic Damone

Vocals/The Pastels; Vocalist; Motion Pictures

Calif., Florida

 

Joe D’Gerolamo

Trumpet/Arr.; Hal McIntyre Orch.; Memphis Sym. & Univ.

Tennessee

 

CWO Alexander DiFronzo

Commander, Conductor

 

 

Roger DiGiulian

Violin

Louisiana

 

Bob Dill

Clar./Dr. Maj.; Long Beach Educator & Sym.; Dir. Mozart Fest.

Calif., Oregon

 

Richard Dorbritz

Clarinet

Texas

 

Bill Driskell

Oboe/Sax

Texas

 

Sgt. Bill Drummond

Saxophone

 

 

Robert Dukes

Trumpet

Texas

 

Arthur Durham

Clarinet/Alto Saxophone

Texas

 

William Edmonds

Clarinet; Attorney

Texas

 

Norman Elliott

Clarinet/Viola; Mid-Texas Symphony; Austin Baroque Group

Texas

 

Paul Elliott

Trombone

Texas

 

Willard Elliott

Bassoon; Univ. No. Texas; Chicago Symphony

Texas, Illinois

 

Byron Engle

Tuba; Band Director; Instrument Repairman

Texas

 

Alfred Esquivel

Saxophone

Texas

 

Frank Fallon

Announcer; Voice of Baylor Bears & NCAA Basketball Finals

Texas

 

Bill Farrow

Trombone

Texas

 

Sgt. Louis Federico

1st Sergeant

 

 

Gene Ferguson

Vocals/Office; Opera in Germany; Voice, Univ. of So. Carolina

Mo., So. Carolina

 

Phil Faini

Percussion;  Music School, West Virginia University

Penn., W. Va.

 

Jerry Finley

Clarinet

 

 

Virgil Florida

Bass/Tuba

Arkansas

 

Denis Foerst

Tuba; O Club

Ohio

 

James Forestier

Trumpet

New York

 

Don Foster

Trombone

Texas, Arkansas

 

Charlie Fox

Drums

Texas

 

Juan Fraustro

Trombone

Texas

 

John Fredrickson

Violin; Free-lance violinist; teacher

Illinois

 

Sherman Friedland

Clarinet; Milwaukee & Montreal Symphonies

Canada

 

Hector Garcia

Clarinet

Texas

 

Bob Gauldin

Clarinet; Chr. Theory Dept. Eastman Sch. Of Music; Author

Texas

 

Al Germanski

Percussion/The Pastels

New Jersey

 

Ron Goddard

Clarinet; College Professor, British Columbia

Texas

 

George Godfrey

Tuba

Missouri

 

Al Gomez

Trombone

Texas

 

Albert Gonzalez

Clarinet

Texas

 

Mel Gordy

Trumpet; Galveston Sym.; Drafting Instr. College Of Mainland

Texas

 

George Gregory

Cello; San Antonio Symphony

Texas

 

Bill Grimm

Tuba

Texas

 

Paul Guerrero

Percussion; College All-Star Band; Educator

Texas

 

Larry Gulino

Clarinet/Saxophone; Arranger; Music Publisher

Illinois

 

William Gutteter

Sousaphone

 

 

Duncan Hale

French Horn; Dist. Managr. 17 years Selmer-Bach; Inst. Repair

Texas

 

Pete Hall

Baritone Horn

Texas

 

Sgt. Jerry Hallett

Bass Drum/Violin

Texas

 

Erling Hansen

Flute/Piccolo; Amarillo Sym.; Houston Symphony

Texas

 

Phil Harris

French Horn

 

 

Paul Hashida

Violin

California

 

Larry Haver

Piano/Trumpet

Michigan

 

Craig Hayes

Trombone

 

 

Dan Hearn

Clarinet

Texas

 

CWO Claude Hedspeth

Piano/Clarinet; Dir. 5th Army Band; Dir. The U.S. Army Band

Texas, Virginia

 

Charles Henley

Trumpet

 

 

David Herbert

Oboe; Austin Symphony; San Antonio Symphony

Texas

 

Walter Hinrichsen

Clarinet

Texas

 

Herb Herman

Piano/Bass

Indiana

 

Charlie Hill

Trombone

Texas

 

Richard Hoffman

Clarinet/Piano

Missouri

 

Dave Hogan

Trumpet

 

 

Monty Holamon

Clarinet; Clown, Ringling Brothers; Educator

Texas

 

Bennie Holloway

 

 

 

John Horn

Drums

Texas

 

Bob Howard

Drums

Texas

 

Jack Hudgins

Clarinet/ Saxophone; President, Lufkin College

Texas

 

Sgt. Ralph Huggins

Clarinet; FAB 1st Sergeant

Texas

 

Kent Hughes

Show Tech./ Arranger; Midwestern State University

Texas

 

Bill Hawkins

Trumpet/Drums

 

 

Bill Jaime

Trumpet; Music Education

Texas, Mexico

 

_______ Johnson

Trumpet

 

 

Bill Johnston

Percussion

 

 

Bill Jones

Bass

Texas

 

Mac Jones

Oboe/Eng. Hn./Sax; Japan.-Amer. Symph. Orch.; Composer

Texas

 

Larry Jouett

Trumpet

Texas

 

Bill Justus

Clarinet/Saxophone; Corpus Christi Symphony; Educator

Texas

 

Pete Karcasheff

Trumpet

Illinois

 

Barry Katz

Piano/Percussion; Marks Music, Los Angeles

California

 

Ralph Kimball

Trumpet; Phoenix Symphony; 30 yrs. Las Vegas Shows

Tex., Ariz., Nev.

 

Bill Kimple

Tenor Saxophone; Les Elgart Band, 2nd Herd; Dixico Inc.

Texas

 

Don Knapp

Trumpet; Beaumont Symphony; Music Education

Texas

 

Greg Koch

Bassoon

 

 

Joe Kolb

Tuba

Arkansas

 

Bill Kopecky

Trombone/Tuba; Command Band, Heidelberg, Ger.; Combos

Texas, Arizona

 

John Kounce

Clarinet

Louisiana

 

CWO Emil Krochmal

Flute; Conductor FAB

Texas

 

Sgt. Koger

Tuba/Supply

 

 

Roger Kuhnke

Tuba

Wisconsin

 

Dan Lancaster

Clar./Saxes; Midland, Tex. Sym; Carson City, Nev. Symphony

Nevada

 

Sgt. Larry Land

French Horn

 

 

Ernie Langone

Trumpet; American Idol

California

 

Sgt. Ivan Lankford

Saxophone

Texas

 

Sgt. Ray Lantier

Trumpet

Massachusetts

 

Bill Larkin

French Horn

 

 

Bob Lavery

Violin/Viola; So. Bend Sym.; Elkhart & Tampa Bay Symphs

Indiana/Florida

 

Bill Lee

Piano; Dean of Fine Arts, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

Texas

 

Sgt. Arthur Lee

Supply

 

 

Mike Lefebvre

Percussion

Texas

 

Hardy Leiberg

Clar./Bass Clar.; Cond. Choruses, Univ. Wis-Stephens Point

Wisc., N. Dakota

 

Alan Leibowitz

Trumpet; Career Placement

New Jersey

 

Jack Litton

Tuba/Vocalist; Organ, Yale University

Colorado, Conn.

 

Paul Lobb

Clarinet

 

 

Charles Loper

Trombone; Jazz performer, Studio Musician

California

 

Gene Loper

Percussion

 

 

Jerry Loveall

Trombone; Hal McIntyre Orchestra

Texas

 

Bill Lowrance

Trumpet

Texas

 

_______ Lozano

Saxophone

Texas

 

George Luek

Tenor Sax

Wisconsin

 

David Lyons

Bassoon

 

 

Pat Mann

Flute; L.A. Studio Performer; L.A. Philharmonic

California

 

_______ Marion

Trombone

Texas

 

Sal Marquez

Trumpet; “Tonight Show”

Texas

 

Frank Marrapodi

Trumpet

New Jersey

 

Bill Martinez

Trumpet

Texas

 

Bill Mason

Baritone Horn

Oklahoma

 

Sgt. Ozzie Mathews

Saxophone/Drums; Combos

Texas

 

Bob Mayeur

Guitar; Hollywood Studio

Texas, Calif.

 

Richard McCartney

French Horn; Physician, San Antonio

Texas

 

Dan McClinton

Clarinet; Sacred Music, Baptist Church

Texas

 

Bill McClure

Percussion

Texas

 

Lowell McCuskey

Clarinet

 

 

Tom McDuffy

 

 

 

CWO Dawson McElwee

Trpt.; Conductor FAB; Conductor in Japan; Music Education

New Jersey

 

Clyde McPhatter

Tuba

Texas

 

Gene McKinney

Trombone/Bass; Shep Fields Band; Hal McIntyre Band

Texas

 

Bob McLain

Bass; Dallas Symphony; Wichita Falls Symphony

Texas

 

Bob McLaine

Trombone

Texas

 

Sgt/ Stanley McNamara

Oboe

Texas

 

Jose Rene Menchaca

Clarinet/ Tenor Saxophone

Texas

 

Clarence Mendenhall

Trombone

Iowa

 

Phillip Meng

Clarinet/Alto Sax; Combos

Illinois

 

Jose Mendez

Trombone; Combos

Texas, Nebraska

 

Bob Merrill

Tenor Saxophone

Maine

 

Jerry Meyer

Trumpet

Texas

 

Larry Miler

Saxophone

Oklahoma

 

Phil Miller

Clar./ Drum Major; Orchestra Conductor, Univ. of Kentucky

Texas, Kentucky

 

George Minter

Saxophone/FAB Jazz Band Leader; Combos

Texas, Maryland

 

CWO Mobley

Conductor FAB

 

 

Robert G. Monie

1st Clarinet

 

 

Craig Moody

Tuba/String Bass

Louisiana

 

Bev Moore

Bass; Combos; Real Estate

Texas

 

John P. Moore

Euphonium/ Piano; San A. Sym; San A. Col.; St. Mary’s Univ.

Texas

 

Joe Mormena

French Horn

 

 

Fred Mueller

Bassoon; Springhill College; Morehead State University

Alabama, Ken.

 

Paul Munoz

Piano

 

 

Les Munson

Clarinet/Saxophone; Teacher; Music Coordinator

Texas

 

________ Myers

Trumpet, Bass

 

 

Jerry Myers

Trumpet

 

 

Mike Myers

Trumpet

 

 

Joe Naff

French Horn; 23 Symphonies: New Haven; Bridgeport, Conn.

Louisiana, Conn.

 

Bill Nash

Trumpet/ French Horn

Texas

 

Dave Nault

Piano

Wisconsin, Texas

 

Bobby Nelson

Piano

Texas

 

Charlie Nix

Clarinet; School Administration

Texas

 

Sam Norha

Flute

Minnesota

 

Fred Oldencott

Trumpet

Texas

 

“Naff” Ortega

Alto Sax.; Lionel Hamp. Orch.; Record. Artist; Fr. Jazz Award

Calif., N.Y., Nev.

 

Bob Parker

Trumpet; Administration, University of Miami; Music Author

Florida

 

CWO John Parrot

Conductor FAB

Texas

 

Jack Pattison

Trumpet

Texas

 

Bob Paul

Violin; Golden Strings, Hotel Radisson

Minnesota

 

George Pempsell

Tuba

Texas

 

Jerry Perkins

Trumpet; Alvin Community College

Texas

 

Bill Perry

Flute/Piccolo; Orchestra Conductor, Friends University

Texas, Kansas

 

CWO Doug Peterson

Trb; Combos; Chan. Bossier Par. Com. Col.; Educ.; Dir.Ar. Bd.

Louisiana

 

Beryl Pettigrew

Violin/Viola; Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra 40 Years

Minnesota

 

Steve Pezda

Clarinet

 

 

Peter Phillips

Trombone

Texas

 

________ Pickens

Trumpet

Texas

 

Art Picou

Trumpet

Louisiana

 

Ed Potter

Trumpet

 

 

Ron Puckett

Trumpet; Las Vegas Shows/Paul Anka

Texas, Nevada

 

Glen Prause

Trumpet

Texas

 

Al Purvis

Trumpet/French Horn

Colorado

 

Sgt. Al Ramos

Clarinet

Texas

 

Sgt. _______Ramsey

Trumpet

Texas

 

Bob Randall

French Horn

Wisconsin

 

Gene Randall

Saxophone/Clarinet; Teacher

Texas

 

Herman Randolph

Clarinet; Houston Symphony

Texas

 

Art Ratley

Euphonium; McAllen Sym. Band; Rio Grde. Val. Hall of Fame

Texas

 

Fred Ratliff

Trombone/Vocalist

 

 

Merrill Reckmeyer

Trumpet

New York

 

Robert Renfro

French Horn; Band Director, Texas City

Texas

 

Gene Roberts

Trumpet

California

 

Max Robinson

Saxophone/Clarinet; Hal McIntyre Orchestra

Missouri, N.Y.

 

Dan Rosenberg

Trumpet

 

 

+Gary Rosenblatt

Trumpet; San Antonio College

Texas

 

Sylvan Rossi

 

Texas

 

Jim Roumillat

Percussion; Army Bands 26 years; 5 orchestras

Texas

 

Darle Rountree

Trombone; Band Director

Texas

 

Jack Rumbley

Percussion; Ft. Worth Symphony; Casa Manana; Combos

Texas

 

Jack Russell

Percussion

Texas

 

Paris Rutherford

Trombone; Director Jazz Studies, University North Texas

Texas

 

Barry Sadler

Trumpet

 

 

Arnold Schatz

Violin; Univ. of Nebraska; Omaha Symphony; String Quartet

Nebraska

 

James Schell

French Horn; University of Vancouver

Texas, Canada

 

Dyke Schmeer

Baritone Horn

New York

 

Sgt. Wally Schnee

Company Clerk

 

 

Fred Schroeder

Trumpet 

Texas

 

Leland Schultz

Trombone

Texas

 

Larry Schmidt

Trumpet; S.A. Sym; U.T. at San Ant.; St. Mary’s; Trinity; Edn.

Texas

 

Norman Sendt

Trumpet

Texas

 

Ron Sheppard

Tuba/String Bass; 1st Sgt., FAB: Combos; Community Bands

Texas

 

Jack Sherkenbach

Percussion

Texas

 

Lonnie Shetter

Alto Saxophone; Don Ellis Band

Texas

 

Jim Siegeler

Trumpet; Jim Siegeler Orchestra

Texas

 

John Siebern

Trombone; School Bands

Missouri, Texas

 

Bennie Sloan

String Bass

Texas

 

Bob Smith

Trpt.; Band, Chr. NSULA; Cond. NNSO; Shrev. & N.O. Syms.

Lou., Tex., Cal.

 

Jack Smith

Trumpet; Director “Apache Belles,” Tyler Junior College

Texas

 

Jim Smith

Trumpet

Ohio

 

+Luther M.  Snavely

Fr. Horn; Dir. Ole Miss Band; Dir. Univ. of Notre Dame Band

Tex., Miss., Ind.

 

Gabe Solow

Vibraphone/The Pastels; Combos

New York

 

Sgt. Jim Staton

Baritone Horn

Texas

 

Jim Staton

Clarinet

Texas

 

Erik Steensrud

Violin

Wisconsin

 

Joe Stephens

Clarinet; Educator; Abilene Community Band

Texas

 

John Stewart

Saxophone/Reh. Cond.; Music, President, Univ. of Montevallo

Miss., Alabama

 

Jon Streeter

Company Clerk

 

 

+James Streit

Violin/Trumpet; Wichita Falls Sym; Music Educator; Rancher

Texas

 

Bill Stringfellow

Tenor Saxophone

Texas

 

Richard Summers

Oboe

Massachusetts

 

CWO Homer Tampke

Conductor FAB

Texas

 

Al Tapia

Trombone

Texas

 

Jerry Taylor

 

Texas

 

Larry Tarpley

Trumpet

Texas

 

Arnie Teich

Keyboard; Big Band in Las Vegas

Nevada

 

Fred Teuber

French Horn/Arr.; Composition, University South Carolina

South Carolina

 

Bob Throne

Saxophone/Singer

Texas

 

Heuell Tircuit

Percussion; Music Critic, San Francisco

Louisiana

 

_______ Torpley

Trumpet

 

 

John Torres

 

Texas

 

Jerry Townsend

Tuba

Texas

 

________ Truskaleski

 

 

 

Ken Turner

Trombone

Texas

 

O. J. Turner

Alto Sax

 

 

Donald Uhlig

 

Texas

 

Jervis Underwood

Fl./Piccolo; So. Ill. Univ., Carbondale; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Texas

 

Jorge Valadez

Bass/The Pastels; Las Vegas Combos

Nevada

 

John Vivona

Trumpet

Missouri

 

Dick von Grabow

Piano, Chorus Leader

Indiana

 

Morrie Waite

Percussion

Mississippi

 

Dan Walker

Trombone

Texas

 

Billy Wall

Trombone

Texas

 

Bob Wall

Clarinet

Texas

 

Sgt. Hank Wall

Trumpet

Texas

 

Sgt. Gerald Walling

Trombone

Texas

 

Coy Ward

Trumpet

Texas

 

Willie Washington

Trombone

Louisiana

 

Gene Watson

Clarinet; Music Store

Nebraska

 

Larry Weiner

Percussion; Composer; Ost. Award, Band Comp.; Tex A&I U.

Texas

 

Mark Werling

Jazz Piano

 

 

Sgt. Bob White

 

 

 

________ White

Alto Saxophone, Oboe

Missouri

 

Duane Wickiser

Tenor Saxophone

Tex., Georgia, Ill.

 

John Wilson

Clarinet

Texas

 

Tim Wilson

Flute

 

 

Mel Winters

Trumpet

Texas

 

Ron Wright

_________; Band Director Humble, Texas

Texas

 

Dick Wupperman

Bassoon; Retired Band Director

Texas

 

Bill Yakey

Clarinet

Missouri

 

Sgt. Don Young

Drum Major

 

 

Leon Young

Trombone

Texas

 

Wes Young

 

 

 

Ed Zapata

Drums; Policeman, San Antonio

Texas

 

+Gary Zook

Saxophone; Music Educator

Texas

 

Rocky Zucco

Trumpet

 

 

Henry “Hank” Zwartz

Violin

Illinois

 

+ Texas Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame Member