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DONE, Qo Dan Dan gets to to perform for a hometown crowd What started out for one young e dary School has led Dan Bone to a career as a full-time musician. ‘or Bone, the past weekend Waterfront Festival was a special occasion. Now considered one of the leading woodwind players in Toronto area music circles, it gave him the opportunity to strut his stuff in front of his hometown crowd, which included his mother and several other family members and friends. Bone was sitting in as a guest saxophonist with the famous and ~ ad Considerable | experience. Apart from nine year: with bands in the Canadian Armed Forces, he has more recently, since getting out of the forces in 1986, for such well-recognized Toronto bandsmen as Guido Basso and Russ Little. As a Belleville-raised boy. Bone says he has heard plenty about the Commodores. ‘‘My parents used to go to their dances frequently in the former Club Commodore.” he said, quipping, with Li mother standing by, “‘in fact I was probably conceiv- ed after one of those lances.” s a free-lance musician. . Bone can testify that it ry a life of ab- normal and often long hours and inything but security or benefits. “out yi iiks what I’m doing.” he area, but really enjoyed his weekend home town an hopes to play in the area more often. s, he was par- e say: ticularly pleased to play with the band about which he heard so much in his teenage years. | Intell July 90

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