Al Barten, Alto sax

Web designer, retired architect and tech writer; band member since 2007; attracted to band by Harry Sharbaugh (fellow train buff and woodwind player)

"I love playing outdoors on a warm July evening. It takes me back to my first year out of college in '64 when I lived in a small furnished apartment above a grocery store in Allentown, PA. It was a hot July evening and I heard music in the air. I followed the sounds and found a park only a few blocks away and a band - one of four in Allentown at the time - giving the kind of concert the Greenfield Militay Band gives. An outdoor summer band concert is one of the great American experiences I hope never go away."

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