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2008 DCI corps repertoires

compiled by Dave Scott, DCW staff
scottdw02@hotmail.com

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 1) that marked the 36h anniversary of the publication.

Many of the active World and Open Class corps that will compete this summer on the DCI tour have not announced the specific musical selections they’ll be performing this season. However, here are the ones that...

June 20, 2008

“Black Market Juggler” celebrates 25th anniversary

by Steve Hecklinger, DCW staff
shecklinger@tampabay.rr.com

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 1), on the occasion of the newspaper’s 36th Anniversary.

My first drum corps show was in 1982 at Evansville, IN, featuring many corps. I’m a drummer and I wanted to see the Bridgemen, two-time DCI percussion champions.

Black Market...

June 09, 2008

DCA perspectives — 1991-2007

by Adam Burdett, DCW staff
adamburdett@verizon.net

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 edition of Drum Corps World which marked the publication’s 36th Anniversary (Volume 37, Number 1).

In celebrating the 36th anniversary of Drum Corps World, I tried to think of ways to participate in this special issue. Anyone who has seen my articles in the past knows that I am a huge follower of the all-age...

June 05, 2008

Crown’s Jim Coates talks about his corps’ educational plans

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
publisher@drumcorpsworld.com

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 edition of Drum Corps World, marking the publication’s 36th anniversary (Volume 37, Number 1).

I’ll admit that this interview has been awhile getting committed to the printed page. Jim and I chatted at Bands of America in November 2006 about his corps’ work with North and South...

June 03, 2008

Who’s in your hall of fame?

by Vic Colaianni, DCW staff
vjcoly@gmail.com

This article originally appeared in the April 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 37, Number 1).

By the time these lines of print hit your mailbox, this year’s class of DCI Hall of Fame nominees will have been announced and the nominating committee may have even made their selections for the class of 2008.

Growing up in Canton, OH, the term “hall of fame” was etched...

May 30, 2008

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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.

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