I recently wrote two articles for Drum Corps World on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Canton Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as the Bluecoats Alumni Corps which will perform this summer at the Drum Corps International Akron show and DCI World Championships Semifinals in Indianapolis. You can read the first article, featuring… Continue reading Drum Corps World Bluecoats 50th Anniversary Alumni Corps Articles
Danny Boy as performed by the 1977 27th Lancers, with my uncle Bruce Gamin on snare in his age out season.
Now that 2022 DCI season rehearsals are starting, I’m really getting back into the 2021 performances.
It’s been a while since Adam Tan posted a Let’s Watch episode featuring marching percussion, but this episode made it well worth the wait. Kudos to Lisa Huerta of the Madison Scouts and Brayton Gust of Phantom Regiment for their excellent xylophone cam videos.
In this episode, we get Malaysian brass flexes AND cinematic SCV brass flexes!
Anther great reaction video by March Or Die. The Cavaliers had multiple standing ovations throughout their performance, and it is clear why from this video.
It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a DCI reaction video from Courtney Coulston, AKA New Zealand Girl. I particularly enjoyed this one because of how into the performance she was.
This was one of the more intricate visual designs I’ve experienced, and there is no doubt in my mind that Cadets EARNED their 10th championship with this show.
Remember where you come from. The Academy does and it serves as a powerful foundation for their organization.
The crowd was cheering for Phantom on Saturday of DCI Celebration week from the moment they appeared in the tunnel through their entire performance. I’m so glad the corps released this video of that performance. SUTA!