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Quebec’s drum corps activity revival project kicks into gear

by Daniel Buteau, DCW staff

This article was originally published in the April 2009 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1).

First, we’d like to thank Steve Vickers of Drum Corps World for his interest in our project. His help is extremely appreciated.

You are certainly aware of the decline of drum corps in Quebec for some years now. At the end of the 1970s, we had over 50 organizations...

June 21, 2009

An interview with the Cascades’ board chair, Mike Bujnowski

by DCW Publisher Steve Vickers

This article was originally published in the April 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1).

My memory of the Seattle Cascadesgoes back to the early 1970s when I was invited by Fred Lopez to attend several Drum Corps West Championship events in Washington. I was there partly out of curiosity about the significant number of western...

June 16, 2009

My own top 10 drum corps memories

by Adam Burdett, DCW staff

This article was originally published in the April 2009 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 38, Number 1).

As the quiet off-season of drum corps continues, I feel that now would be a great time to reminisce a bit about some great drum corps moments of the recent past. Many of you may have seen articles written by me before. For those who haven’t, here is a...

June 07, 2009

Southern California corps gear up for busy 2009

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...

May 28, 2009

Remembering Cozy

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...

May 23, 2009

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.