Article: Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 and the invention of the black marching band style
EXCERPT FIVE – CONTRIBUTORS TO THE LEGACY – In his own words Dr Foster talks about individuals who have contributed to the legacy of the Marching “100” or contributed to his own legacy in some way.
“Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy… or they become legend.” – Jim Harrison
High school seniors, and their parents, enter into a bidding war for band scholarships. An auction for musical talent that, most of the time, settles for just bodies to put in a uniform.
Alternative facts, division, history, and politics… all perfectly in tune and well balanced.
The most sincere forms of adulation, gratitude, admiration, respect that the profession of “Educator” produces in some cases but not nearly enough in most cases.