No matter which school you were pulling for, these bands, (along with all the other Pep Bands, Cheer Squads, and Ride or Die Fans) Have captivated audiences, supported their teams to the very end, and left it all on the floor.
Our hope is that the data collected will give some incite on the relationship, which will either expose a broken system that is in need of repair or highlight the benefits of a successful working relationship.
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.