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“The band had 48 trumpets and about 250 musicians total,” Downs said, “You could hear that one trumpet player as clear as a bell, so much so that the hair on the back of my head stood up. I was hooked into music from that point on. I knew it would be my career.”. Downs’ main instruments are the trombone and tuba and he said he can play reasonably well on almost all band instruments except flute and oboe. “My playing on those latter two instruments is pretty questionable,” Downs laughed.