New Yellowboard Ad

So, there is a brand new text ad on the Texas Band Director’s Yellowboard and a banner ad is also there depending on what time you look at it. It can be found at https://members3.boardhost.com/TexasBands/msg/1586136110.html. Also, I worked on three schools music selections today to break down for drill writing in the future. So, I…

2020 STYX

This is another one of those just for fun shows that I worked on this week during the Covid 19 break that we are now in. This one features the music of STYX, that band from the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. The movements are AD 1928 Rockin the Paradise arranged by Jay Dawson, Too…

Beginning of 2020

We have started recording and breaking down of music for three schools for 2020. They are Seagraves High School from Seagraves, Texas, Pottsboro High School from Pottsboro, Texas, and Western Harnett High School from Lillington, North Carolina. Keeping busy over Spring Break!

Shostakovich 2020

This is another one of those “just for fun” marching show videos. This one uses the music of Dimitri Shostakovich and they were the arrangements done by Hal Leonard several years ago all arranged by Jay Bocook. The pieces are Festive Overture, Fire of Eternal Glory, and the Finale from his Symphony No. 5. The…

TMEA 2020 Preview

Tomorrow, after getting my annual physical done, I am off to San Antonio for the 25th time to attend the 100th anniversary of the Texas Music Educators Association Convention. This is one of my favorite events and hopefully I will learn a few things as I always do here. I am due to meet with…