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Marching Into the Movies at The Solute

I’ve got another one at The Solute today, and this one’s a long one. I examine several movies about or featuring bands, marching and otherwise, and examine the different ways this unique form of social and educational music-making have been portrayed on film. 30 more words


A Long Time Coming

The trip to Japan begins not when we board the plane, but rather 17 years ago, when Master Sgt. Shawn Herndon was just a sergeant stationed at Camp Zama, Japan. 180 more words

West Point

Renascence - Herbert Owen Reed

Herbert Owen Reed was an American composer, conductor and author.   His composition Renascence was commissioned by Mark Hindsley and the University of Illinois Band for the dedication of their new band building, and is representative of the poem of the same title by Edna St. Vincent Millay. 


Band Music

Online Band Book:

This book has an assortment of songs from various levels. It also has a lot of harmony parts and would be good for small group playing as well as additional songs for solo’s. 45 more words

Band Music


A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic elements, although a poster may be either wholly graphical or wholly text. 83 more words



Above are the images shown in a slideshow .various comedians do make us happy always.
Comedy generally depicts human weaknesses in a comical way. It mocks the faults that humans experience on a day to day basis. 195 more words


Piece of the Week - 8/8/2014

You’ll either really like or really dislike this guy’s work. Stephen Melillo, I think, is basically the Michael Bay of band composers – he offers a fun ride, but should steer clear of trying to appear profound because he just ends up looking like a douche. 29 more words