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A Musical History of Joe Amato (as told to, and documented by Jim Mattila in 1975.)

June 16th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Joe Amato STUDIED with the following teachers.
Rudy Schultz: snare drummer with John Phillip Sousa’sBand, the American Symphony, and instructor of field music at West Point.
George Hamilton Greene: world famous xylophonist.
Otto Kristufek: Tympanist with the Chicago Civic Opera, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the American Opera Company.
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JOE’S PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Portland Symphony
Percussion Section 1919-1925
Tympanist 1925-1957
Played under the [...]

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