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Here is what’s in the October 2005 issue of Drum Corps World

by Steve Vickers

The October 2005 edition of Drum Corps World was mailed to subscribers on Thursday, September 29. Here is a list of the articles and features included in the 20-page tabloid newspaper (Volume 34, Number 13), one of 18 issues totaling 400 pages of information produced yearly —

On the front page are color photos of European corps including the Blue...

September 30, 2005

Historic drum corps items available in eBay auctions

The 2005 drum corps season may be over, but the memories will continue!

The Drum Corps World Historic Record and Memorabilia Auction returns to the Internet for the next four weeks. Starting on Tuesday, September 20 at 10:00 PM EST, all items up for auction can be found at Drum Corps World’s Auction Partner’s Web site — www.drumcorpsvinyl.com. Just click on the current Auction Link and it will take you to the current items up for bid.

Throughout the next four weeks, over 250 rare and unique items will be auctioned off at the...

September 24, 2005

High Brass from U.K. will perform in New York City

The British group High Brass has released their third CD, featuring music arranged specifically for the band by U.S. big band legend Bob Curnow, titled “Time For A Change.”

The album features 10 tracks (six arranged by Curnow) with the the full choir of forward-facing brass along with a rythym section. The tracks arranged by Bob Curnow include: Chicago III Suite, Time for a Change, Scorpion Dance, Quintessence, So May It Secretly Begin and Riverdance. Two arrangements are by Madison Scouts veteran Tez Smith — Malagueña and...

September 20, 2005

Drum Corps World will be available at European Championships

Steve Vickers

Single copies of the August 31 post-DCI edition of Drum Corps World will be available at the September 24 Drum Corps Europe Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Peter Jan de Werk, a writer for Drum Corps World, will be selling copies at the Color Guard Nederland souvenir and information table during the European event that will showcase drum and bugle...

September 15, 2005

Watch the Drum Corps World commercial on ESPN2 repeat broadcasts

Drum Corps World was among the first companies to sign up with Drum Corps International to support the broadcast on ESPN2 that originally aired on Tuesday, September 6. The 30-second commercial was put together by DCW staff member Rob Sheiffele, a producer with the television program “Extra,” and John Christensen, an independent filmmaker based in California, who recently completed a documentary on the Blue Devils called “11 1/2 Minutes.”

ESPN2 will rebroadcast the first hour of the DCI program (with a new ending) on...

September 05, 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.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.