Monty Labonte

Monty Labonte, Tuba – Labonte graduated from Long Beach State and taught at Excelsior and Norwalk High Schools. He went on to put Cerritos and Saddleback Colleges into the jazz spotlight. Labonte was highly respected as a top band and jazz adjudicator throughout the southwest. A fine music educator, he was revered by his many students and loved by his communities and peers.

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