by Stan Weaver, 1986 Sky Ryders
This article originally appeared in the December 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 15)
In my 25 years of being a fan of drum corps and an avid reader of Drum Corps World, I have heard many stories about how someone was first introduced to the activity. I thought I had just about heard them all until I met my “drum corps grandmas”.
While sitting in the stands before the Chattanooga, TN, show on July 29, 1999. I was typing on a palm pilot keyboard for the purpose of uploading...
by Harry Heidelmark, DCW staff
This article originally appeared in the May 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 2).
Throughout more than 35 years in the activity, I’ve had the opportunity and good fortune to meet and become friends with many of the “celebrities” of drum corps. As a member of Bridgemen’s horn line, I had no real interaction with our percussion arranger and believe his only interest in me that year (1979) was that I perform to...
by Jeff Davis, DCW staff and member of the Anaheim
Publisher’s note: The first part in this series appeared in the April 2006 (Volume 35, Number 1) edition of the paper and can also be found in the archives of this Web site. This segment was originally published in the June 2, 2006 issue (Volume 35, Number 3).
The February numbers are in and we have exceeded our goal. Now, that doesn’t mean all who have signed up will actually be able to participate for...
by Mike Ferlazzo, DCW staff
This article was originally published in the December 2007 edition of Drum Corps World (Volume 36, Number 15), mailed to subscribers on November 21, 2007.
Drum Corps International threw one heck of a 35th birthday party last summer, culminating in their world championship events in Pasadena’s famed Rose Bowl. Now that the excitement has long since faded from the celebration, where does DCI and the North American...
Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher
Publisher’s note: This article originally appeared in the July 14, 2006 edition of Drum Corps World. If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the group’s “Time For A Change” CD, call me at 1-800-554-9630 for a special price of $10.00 plus shipping. This price is not available on the DCW Web site.
I have to admit that I’ve become a huge fan of High Brass, the big band based in the United Kingdom...