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CONCERT BAND
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The Concert Band is comprised of nearly 50 musicians and is the largest performing ensemble within the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West.  It has performed for thousands of listeners in live concert appearances and for millions worldwide via its numerous recordings and television and radio broadcasts. Throughout its history, the Concert Band has collaborated with some of America's leading band conductors, receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim as one of premier musical organizations of its kind. More ...
MOBILITY
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Mobility is the popular music ensemble of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California.  Performing popular classics and today‚Äôs hits, this band excels at moving audiences with unique programing and showmanship.  Mobility shows are specifically designed to create engaging moments that speak to common human emotions and provide listeners with a one-of-a-kind experience that goes far beyond a typical cover band. More ...
CEREMONIAL BAND
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The Ceremonial Marching Band participates in official military ceremonies, military and civilian parades, and patriotic events for the general public. The size of this unit varies according to the particular event's scope and requirements. More ...
GOLDEN WEST WINDS
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The Golden West Winds is part of the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West from Travis Air Force Base, California. Comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon, this ensemble supports a wide variety of musical events ranging from military ceremonies and patriotic shows to educational programs and recitals of original works for woodwind quintet. To support these events the Golden West Winds plays music of all styles including marches, jazz and classical music. More ...
TRAVIS BRASS
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One of the cornerstone ensembles the Band of the Golden West, Travis Brass has been delighting audiences in the Western U.S. for several decades. We are a brass quintet made up of two trumpets, a horn, a trombone and a tuba. Travis brass performs any style of music appropriate to the audience and event. We are highly mobile, cost effective, and possess a small footprint allowing us to support any mission the Air Force sends our way. As part of Air Force Public Affairs, we are charged with delivering the Air Force story to communities within our 7-state touring region of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada and Arizona. Finally as professional musicians, we deliver excellence by providing entertaining, exceptional concerts and wide-ranging educational assistance for music educators and aspiring music students. More ...
THE COMMANDERS
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The Commanders, a newly-revived ensemble coming from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West, carries on the American musical tradition of the great big bands, yet offers a lot more than the big band sounds. This energetic group of highly-trained professional musicians, formed from 18 Airmen, delivers the full gamut of jazz music - traditional jazz, cool, bop, swing, Broadway favorites, and patriotic music. The Commanders offers an entertaining show you won't soon forget! More ...
GALAXY
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Galaxy is the USAF Band of the Golden West's newest ensemble, featuring powerful vocals and intricate musicianship.  The sounds of Galaxy will pull you to your feet as they perform a wide variety of musical styles; playing rock, pop, and country hits from the past to today's top 40. More ...
CHAMBER PLAYERS
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The Chamber Players present a program of diverse styles and talents, featuring performances by musicians from the various ensembles from the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West.  The intimate setting of a chamber recital will provide Bay area listeners with the unique opportunity to enjoy the soloistic skills of these professional Airmen musicians.  Stationed at Travis Air Force Base, the musicians have performed for thousands of listeners in live concert appearances and for millions worldwide via numerous recordings as well as television and radio broadcasts.  The Chamber Players recital will include soloists and small ensembles performing works in a wide variety of styles offering something for everyone. More ...
BUGLER
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Buglers from the USAF Band of the Golden West perform for official functions and ceremonies, providing the appropriate dignity and honor required for those events. Whether performing for dignitaries and heads of state or bestowing honor upon a fallen warrior, our buglers convey the professionalism and dedication inherent in every United States Air Force Airman. More ...
VOCALIST
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Vocalists from the USAF Band of the Golden West perform for official functions and ceremonies as well as at public gatherings such as sporting events.  Whether singing the National Anthem or leading the Air Force Song, our vocalists celebrate the heritage of our great nation and pay tribute to the dedication and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform. More ...

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