Al Sweet is a World War II veteran of the Army 8th Air Corps who played in several Army Air Corps dance bands.
He holds Bachelor and Master degrees in music education from the University of Minnesota and was a high school band director in Aitkin, Grand Rapids, Duluth, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. While in Duluth, Mr. Sweet played in the Duluth Symphony Orchestra.
Retired for 25 years, he still plays trombone in the Classic Big Band, the St. Louis Park Community Band, and his own Dixieland/swing band.
Works for Winds
- Concert program for the Vista Ridge High School Wind Ensemble for their 2014 Midwest Clinic performance.
- A Sweet Sound, St. Louis Park Magazine, September 2014.