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2011-05-16 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Around the world, Ford customers have unique horn-blowing behaviors In North America, customers use their horns less often than elsewhere in the world - typically as a way to greet neighbors and locate their vehicles in parking lotsIn other parts of the world, horns get more use - often as a traffic signal - and are made of disc horns, which have a longer lifePatricia Seashore doesn't like to sound off about it, but she knows better than most...

2010-12-07 08:23:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Valves Technology, Inc.

2008-12-22 15:27:33

Organizers of California's fourth annual Tuba Christmas in Downtown Disney said 447 musicians turned up with their tubas to play holiday harmonies. Pat Paternoster, who coordinated the event in Anaheim, said that while the number of horn-blowers fell short of last year's world record-setting 502 tubas, the ensemble of nearly 450 tuba players ranging in age from 10 to 75 made for a formidable hour of Christmas music, The Orange County (Calif.) Register reported Monday. When you get that sound,...

2008-09-20 12:00:23

By Debbie Farmer Well, I've always said that, if one brass player in the house wasn't enough, two is even -- ahem -- better. Let me explain. You see, my 16-year-old daughter needed to choose an elective to fill her high school schedule.

2008-08-29 03:00:37

By Amy Matzke amy.matzke@roanoke.com 381-1674 A show to bring the region together. That's how Emily Brass, vocalist, saxophonist and namesake of Floyd-based Emily Brass Band, describes Sunday's show with the Northern Virginia-based Sol Creech Band.

2008-07-10 06:00:31

By Rex Rutkoski, The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa. Jul. 10--Down by the riverside is the place to be this weekend. The River City Brass Band will perform a free concert at 6 p.m. Friday. The show will be the second offering in the new Arts On The Allegheny series in Kittanning.

2008-07-08 00:00:17

ORGANISERS of a music festival which aims to bring pride back to a deprived Yorkshire community should have had no trouble finding performers with a world-famous brass band practising on the doorstep.


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