This article was originally published in the September 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 6).
A fish out of water? Pretty much. The “pond” was plenty familiar, but that was it.
Our live, five-hour Thursday night cinecast of the quarterfinals went very well, even though we did it with a smaller crew due to budget cuts. I had a great time doing “combo duty” as host and roving sideline reporter. It was extra...
by Ken Mason, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the November 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 8).
Twelve more CDs are being added to “The Beat Goes On” series of historic drum corps audio recordings from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. We strive to offer the widest variety of corps from that three-decade period, courtesy of the vast archives of Stetson D. Richmond and Alf Wateska. And we don’t stop at the top — we aim to bring to...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This article originally appeared in the Augut 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 5).
Since its image makeover in 2003, Carolina Crown has made one of its programming hallmarks approachable music with a big, warm brass sound. So when Drum Corps International expanded the member limit to 150 this summer, Crown’s staff decided to make that big sound bigger. No, make that the biggest.
Crown’s creative team made a...
by Robert Siddall
This article was originally published in the June 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 3). For this and other quality articles on the worldwide drum and bugle corps activity that you can’t find anywhere else, subscribe to the monthly newspaper by going to the “store” on this Web site.
In 1988, my wife and I were looking for an activity for our daughter to participate in. One morning we heard a radio advert that a local drum and bugle corps, the Calgary Cavaliers, was holding an open...
by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
For drum corps fans who were there and those who weren’t, Drum Corps World has produced a new set of DVDs containing eight of the August 18, 1972 performances, a show by the Troopers from 1971 and a short documentary on the restoration of this historic video.
DCW Publisher Steve Vickers became aware that Troopers Director Jim Jones had an extensive collection of videos he had filmed when he stayed at Jones’ house in...