In 1993, my second year marching with the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps, we took part in a project which involved multiple members of Drum Corps International and recorded a track for Ornaments in Brass. Ornaments in Brass was an album of (mostly) Christmas songs recorded by various drum corps during the 1993 summer tour […]
The 2018 Gadget Drum Corps Tour continues, heading to Southwest Ohio with the 2018 Drum Corps International Summer Music Games in Cincinnati! It all takes place at Dwire Field at Atrium Stadium on the campus of William Mason High School in Mason, Ohio, this Monday, June 25th! The fun begins at 7:00pm with Cincinnati Tradition […]
Not only will the 2018 Innovations in Brass be my first live drum corps event of the season… Not only will I be providing LIVE From the Stands! coverage of the show on Drum Corps Planet… Not only will I be writing the show review for Drum Corps World… I will also be performing for […]
Al Chez is well-known for playing trumpet over 25 years on “Late Night” (NBC) and “The Late Show with David Letterman” (CBS). He is the second-longest network TV trumpet player after Doc Severinsen, with over 2,800 shows. He toured with Tower of Power, Bon Jovi, Robert Cray, Young Rascals, Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Maynard Ferguson, […]
It’s two weeks until the start of the 2018 Drum Corps International season, and I’m going to enjoy it from the comfort of a reclining leather seat in a movie theater. Now, that’s drum corps!
The 2017 drum corps season is kicking into high gear as DCI begins its stretch of major regional events. This also means that drum corps is coming back to the Midwest soon! In two weeks, I’ll be providing LIVE From the Stands! coverage of the 2017 Emerald City Music Games competition in Dublin, Ohio, on […]