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Third High Brass CD continues fine performances

by Dave Scott, DCW staff

Since their formation in 2000, the all-brass British band High Brass has continued to excel and earn quite a reputation in Europe and the United States.

Their newest release, titled “Time For A Change,” is very exciting, featuring a tight ensemble and exceptional solo work, performing several charts written specifically for the group by legendary jazz arranger Bob...

February 10, 2006

An interview with Arizona Academy’s executive director, Mark Richardson

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

Like most everyone else in North America — outside of California, Arizona and Colorado — I am anxious to see the new corps called Academy that hails from Tempe, AZ, near Phoenix.

The corps has competed in division II for two years at Western DCI competitions and fared extremely well, topping all the other regional division II corps...

January 16, 2006

An interview with the San Francisco Renegades’ Lee Rudnicki

by Steve Vickers, DCW Publisher

One of the most intriguing drum and bugle corps to come along in a very long time is the San Francisco Renegades. The organization kind of snowballed from an idea to reality in a relatively short time and, over the past few years, has become a very competitive corps in DCA senior competition.

Lee Rudnicki has been an integral part of the...

January 04, 2006

Bridgemen host reunion, plan for bigger 2006

Publisher’s note: This article originally appeared in the November 2005 edition of Drum Corps World, mailed to subscribers on October 20.

Alumni, members, staff, administration and fans gathered in Bayonne,NJ, to find out where the new Bridgemen Alumni Corps is heading in the new year. There were plenty of people wearing Bridgemen gear, plus there were yellow bowling shirts and black pants (the mini-corps          uniform) passing through the room.

Members chatted with friends and family before heading outside to warm up....

December 30, 2005

Drum Corps World office will be closed during the holidays

The Drum Corps World office will be closed between Saturday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 27.

Orders that are placed through our on-line Web store and those received through regular mail will be filled on Wednesday, December 28.

Steve Vickers, will check for voicemail messages daily and will return them as soon as possible.

Have a everyone a wonderful holiday...

December 12, 2005

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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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