by Jim Claytor, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the March 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 12).
In the land of Hollywood, movie stars, Beverly Hills and beautiful beaches, Southern California roars into 2009 with a vengeance, as one of the country’s emerging regions for drum and bugle corps. With 10 drum corps within a 40-mile radius of Los Angeles, the greater LA/Orange County vicinity alone hosts six shows and countless...
by Tom Peashey
These articles were originally published in the February 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 11).
For many years, one of the cornerstones of this paper has been the informative and insightful “Cozy’s Corner” column, penned by Michael “Cozy” Baker, one of — if not THE — best writers in our activity. Cozy, always a health-advocate and in very good physical condition, succumbed to a severe staph infection the morning of December 27 at the Veterans Hospital in Birmingham, AL, just a few...
compiled by Dave Scott, DCW staff
Drum Corps World staff member Dave Scott compiled the following list of repertoire for all levels of the activity. The information appeared in the April (Volume 38, Number 1) and May (Volume 38, Number 2) issues of Drum Corps World. It’s possible that, because of copyright licensing, some selections have changed since these lists appeared in print.
DCI World Class
* The Academy –“The Ascent,” Call of the...
by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
This article was published originally in the March 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 12).
There was a time when corps management and instructional staff’s names were announced as a corps prepared to start their program. For years I’ve heard his name announced in association with countless corps and in various positions with those corps. He has led the operational concerns of a corps as director or tour director from coast...
This article was originally part of the March 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 12).
It is said that one should never volunteer while in the military. However, who could resist helping the Apollo space program and our quest to reach the moon. Two of the subjects chosen to test formulas for astronaut’s reserve space food were members of the Lackland AFB Drum and Bugle Corps.
In early 1968, I was the previous year’s drum major of the Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights, and Charlie Walsh, ex-contra...