by Vic Colaianni, DCW staff
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 my mind at an early age since the Pro Football Hall of Fame was a...
This article originally appeared in the March 2008 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 18).
In 1991, when I was 15 years old, I traded in my piccolo, bought a mouthpiece and jumped into a friend’s car to go to an introductory meeting for a brand-new drum and bugle corps called Jersey Surf. For three summers, from 1991 to 1993, I marched with Surf, playing a baritone that was nearly half the size I was.
It’s 16 years later now and I’ve earned a BS in civil engineering, worked several jobs and nearly...
by Cozy Baker, DCW Features Editor
This article originally appeared in the February 2008 issue of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 17).
The Children’s Home of Stockton, CA, has its own drum and bugle corps, thanks to the efforts of David Trujillo, et al. I appreciate Jeff DeMello, husband of DCWorld photographer Francesca, introducing me to Trujillo.
Trujillo is doing it the “old way” in our fast-paced world, helping kids who need nothing more than the opportunity to learn and perform. Corpsdom could use many more...
Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
This article originally appeared in the February 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 17).
The roll-out of the new book, “Building the Green Machine: Don Warren and Sixty Years with the World Champion Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps”, took place in early December. Author Colt Foutz has been working on the project for the past several years after a chance meeting with Don Warren and his wife Jan as a...
by Jim Vaughn
This article was originally published in the February 2008 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 17).
Drum Corps World has previously published details of the Federation’s activities working with and for the 14 national youth organisations in the U.K. that involve their young members in all styles of the marching band activity. (Editor’s note: in this article, “band” refers to all youth marching groups, including drum and bugle corps).
After a national conference and subsequent consultation with its...