Robert ‘Bud’ Riser

Bud passed away on February 22, 2013 at the age of 85.  He had been a member of the CMA for 50 years.  Bud was a graduate of Roger Bacon High School and played ‘Big Bands’ under Ray McKinley and Al Cassidy.  His career also included playing with Jimmy Jones, Barney Rapp, Burt Farber, Clyde Trask, Bobby Guyer, Cliff Lash, Charlie Kehrer and both Wagner Bands.