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Mohave Community Orchestra conductor Art Swanson shows one of his Montovani records. Swanson toured with the Montovani Orchestra in China.

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Art Swanson spent 26 years with the U.S. Navy Band in Washington, D.C., performing as a trombonist with the Concert Band and Brass Quintet before retiring in Kingman and joining the Mohave Community Orchestra.