by Adam Burdett, DCW staff
Over the years, both DCI and DCA have had many results that leave the fans and paying customers wondering, “Did the judges really get it right?” While there are hundreds of these instances for every placement each and every summer, I did my best to think of a pseudo top-ten moments where fans still wonder, to this day, if the right decision was made.
10 — 2000 DCI Cavaliers vs. The Cadets. The end result was a tie, the...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
They’re simply known as “mom and pop.” And they look as comfortable in the close confines of Capital Regiment’s souvenir trailer as other silver-haired grandparents might look in rocking chairs on the front porch.
But don’t tell them to rock the time away. They’ve got far too much to do.
That’s because Sandy and Bob “Old Man” Neer of McMenville, TN — husband and wife, ages 71 and 73, respectively at the start of...
by Paul Mordorski, DCW staff
One could call this four-month “vacation” Ikumi and Yui’s most excellent adventure. It has turned out to the fulfillment of a long-time ambition for Ikumi Aoki and Yui Sugiyama, of Mie prefecture, Japan, 2009 members of Minnesota Brass, Inc., as they have marched this entire season with the DCA all-age corps.
They arrived from Japan on April 10 and, after auditioning and receiving moderate instruction on marching style, were...
by Danny Gottlieb
It has been three years since my last article for Drum Corps World in which I described, from the prospective of a jazz drummer, my new-found fascination and enjoyment of drum corps.
Many of the revelations came through my drum corps family — stepson Brian Radock played in the pit with the Boston Crusaders and won DCI I&E on timpani in 2006, stepson Scott Radock was playing snare in the Glassmen and wife Beth had been a snare drummer with Spirit of Atlanta in 1980.
Well, after this amazing 2009 season,...
by Steve Vickers, DCW publisher
Volume 1 of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps,” the 432-page, hardcover book published by Drum Corps World in 2002, has been sold out since December 2005.
Because of the increasing possibilities offered by digital printing-on-demand, we are planning to reprint a limited number of copies in softcover. Over the last five years, a good number of people have inquired about the book’s availability, even about...