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A big band holiday sound blows through Blues Alley Monday

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Twenty years ago, five of the top trombonists from the District teamed up to make jazz music and expand the repertoire for their instrument. They called themselves the Capitol Bones, named for the shortened version of trombones. The group played successfully throughout the country until its founder, Matt Niess, and the rest of players came up with a better idea. "In 2002 we decided to expand...

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