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Cliff Newton - Co-Founder of The Ancient City Brass Band

Cliff shown here with one of his students, Ben Barton. 

Cliff Newton, trumpet, retired from the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra after being the Principal Trumpet for 32 years.  As Principal trumpet, Mr. Newton has had the opportunity to perform many solos with his symphony colleagues in a variety of classical and jazz styles.  In addition to "Classical Music," his favorite musical styles include early jazz, Argentine tango and American Civil War era brass band music.  He is the Co-founder of the Ancient City Brass Band.

Cliff Currently works with several students as well as at the Northeast Florida Conservatory off San Jose Blvd.  He and his wife are both musicians and perform at weddings and other gigs around Jacksonville.  Their website is located at http://www.newtonmusical.com.