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a in ii MARTIN'S BAND, THE MUSI CAL MIRACLE OF THE AGE MIDGET MUSICIANS .TAKE MONTGOMERY BY STORM , IN BIG CONCERTS IN LEAD ING CHURCIIESr . .'. . in t; i t) o 29 -It-Place K a re if. v i i I - .- 'J s V J i Montgomery, Ala.., July3-The musical, social and intellectual circles of the city are congratulating themselves upo the appearance of one of the most unique and highly inter esting musical organization that has ever visited Montgom ery, namely Prof, E.N.Martin' Hand which is composed almos entirely of midget musicians, the youngest being only three years old. It is the musical miracle of the age. Prof. Martin, who six year ago was one of the teachers at the local Normal School, is a band master of rarest ability He is accompanied by his wife who was formerly Miss Ana bel McCall of this city.and thei seven children ranging in ag from three to eleven years They are all trained musician and read notes at sight. The carry with them a brass bant hop Laine.founder of Laine Col lege at Jackson, Tenn., says t them:-"I have never seen any thing like this in my life, and ii it I sue the finest lesaons ii home-training that has eve come to my notice, and I hav septette and two drums, and is travelled all over this Country is a revelation to listen to their While the band was giving music. Their director is only an open air concert in Mont four years old and is a wonder gomcry, some one asked o They are in the concert work their nationality.whereupon Dr and are already booked tor ajri. i. KirkpatncK whose omce number of engagements in thi arc in the Bell Building, said city. Prof. Martin's Band carrie with it many strong endorsj ments from some of the promi nr-nt citizens and musicians 0 it matters not aoout tneir na tionality. Just listen to the mu is the sweetest I have eve heard.". They carry souvenirs fron our country. For example, P.p. musicians of not.surh as Sotisa'i Emancipator. Band, Hawaiian Singers am others, who testify as to thei talent and efficiency as musi cians. Visit some of their con certs and be convinced. Prof. Martin is a travellin representative for the Emanci pator, the South's leading Ne gro newspaper, which is bein read all over America. Thi wonderful band will bo h Montgomery for the next thre weeks and churches or indivi duals wishing to have them fil engagements in near-by town should write to Prof. E. N. Mar tin, 336 S. Jackson St., Mont gomery.Ala.or in the care of th Dr. ii.-', All to W. M. is W. M. of M. of

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  1. The Emancipator,
  2. 05 Jul 1919, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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