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Watch this Air Force member crush the national anthem with his saxophone

A service member performs the National Anthem before the championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech in the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis.
A service member performs the National Anthem before the championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech in the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. AP

Moments before Monday’s NCAA Tournament national championship game between Texas Tech and Virginia, fans inside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and those watching at home were treated to a mesmerizing performance of the national anthem.

United States Air Force technical sergeant Johnny Holliday excelled with his saxophone in playing the “Star-Spangled Banner.”

Watch it below:

Sports reporter Jason has covered high school, college and pro sports since joining the Bradenton Herald in 2010. He’s won Florida Press Club awards for sports feature and column writing. He currently writes college and pro sports stories for the McClatchy East Region real-time team.
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