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Master Sergeant Jason Crowe

Master Sergeant Jason Crowe, bass, was born and raised in Vancouver, WA. As a member of the Prairie High School Jazz Band he performed throughout the Western United States and in the summer of 1988 toured Europe with the band and performed at the North Sea and Montereux Jazz Festivals. MSgt Crowe attended Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA. as a music major and played with many top-notch Northwest musicians including Brent Edstrom, Dave Stultz, Nat Whickham and the Bob Curnow Big Band. He has performed or recorded with Marvin Stamm, Ernie Watts, Michael Smith, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, John Popper, Wynona Judd, Crystal Gail, Jiggs Whigham and the Christ Church Mass Choir. He has studied with Roma Vayspapir, Clipper Anderson, Hal Galper, David Baker and John Clayton. Prior to his assignment to The USAF Academy Band, he was a member of the 560th Washington Air National Guard Band, The USAF Band of The Reserve Robins AFB, GA, and the US Air Forces in Europe Band Sembach, Germany. While assigned to the USAFE Band, Jason performed across Europe and southwest Asia including goodwill tours to Bosnia and Russia. During the years of 2000-2005 MSgt Crowe participated in "Operation Seasons Greetings" and traveled to countries such as (Japan, Korea, Germany, England, Quatar, Iceland, Macedonia). In 2005 Jason received the bass position in the Air Force Academy Band.  He currently performs with the Concert Band, The Falconaires, and Marching Band.   In addition, he is the Non-Commisioned Officer in Charge of The Falconaires.



EDUCATION:
1990-1994 Bachelor Of Music Performance- Eastern Washington University


ASSIGNMENT:
1996-2004 Band Of The Air Force Reserve Robins AFB GA
2004-2006 USAFE Band Sembach AB GE
2006- Present  USAF Academy Band Peterson AFB CO


AWARDS & DECORATIONS:
Meritorious Service Medal
Commendation Medal
Achievement Medal


EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION:
Airman First Class April 1996
Senior Airman August 1998
Staff Sergeant November 2001
Technical Sergeant April 2006
Master Sergeant November 2011


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