Bruce was a member of the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa, School of Music in Cedar Falls from 1969 until his retirement in 1999. He has performed with many well-known entertainers such as Bob Hope, Jim Nabors, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Anita Bryant, Carman Cavalara, Victor Borgie, the Four Freshman, Blackstone the Magician, Bobby Vinton and John Davidson.

4 thoughts on “Bill Chase……we miss you.

  1. Jim

    I never got to see him in concert but I have all of his records. He had a sound that will never end.

    • Bruce Chidester

      That was a major loss for the trumpet world. When speaking of the great players, be sure to mention his name.

  2. Gerry

    Open up wide-first song
    Close up tight-last song
    He was my trumpet hero

    • Bruce Chidester

      His death was a great loss to the trumpet world.
      I heard his last concert.

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