Train Band

Train Band

 a trained band or company of citizen-soldiers, 1630.
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(This Frenchman and one of the German princes serving with the Russian army were discussing the siege of Saragossa and considering the possibility of defending Moscow in a similar manner.) Count Rostopchin was telling a fourth group that he was prepared to die with the city train bands under the walls of the capital, but that he still could not help regretting having been left in ignorance of what was happening, and that had he known it sooner things would have been different....
With Jimmie Ray as Johnny and Cyndi Cantrell as June and backed by their Black Train band, the evening re-creates the ageless music of the couple, starting with Johnny's days in the Arkansas cotton fields up through and including the very last song he wrote and recorded.
The London-dwelling pianist's Soul Train band includes trumpeter Jay Phelps, a member of leading combo Empirical.
COMMUNITY BEAT: Members of the Rhythm Train band are hoping to fund new drum equipment with the help of Wish.
Although they were appreciated in the coffee bar and church scene, the band began moonlighting as the Soul Train Band at R&B venues, while continuing with jazzmen such as Sanders and Leon Thomas.