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Deadline March 1: New Orleans High School Brass Band Competition

Class Got Brass is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation's program to support music education while also promoting our traditional culture.

It's a contest for middle and high school brass bands. The top prize…


Added by Book on February 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Ultimate Dance Clinic


"Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to the perfect Audition"
Date : April 10, 2010

Time: 9:00 -3:00pm Registration from…

Added by Book on February 23, 2010 at 8:28pm — No Comments

TSU's Ocean of Soul Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

In light of the Texas Southern 2009 Homecoming festivities, Lets take a look back into the History of the Ocean, as an Original Ocean of Soul Alumni reflect on being part of the band during it's inception.

Rags to Riches

The Actual Story as told by People Who Were There

by Mrs. Esther Franklin Nelson

PART 1. 1945 - 1950

The band at Texas Southern University was organized at Houston College for… Continue

Added by Book on October 31, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

A Bandhead Exclusive | Spirit

Earlier today (Oct. 28th) while Viewing an Old Clip of My High school band playing "Spirit" I ran across This a Comment which Disturbed me..

and I've seen other comments like this on Many Occasions, basically saying “Knigten Made it up” …But They’re Wrong.. Maybe Cornell Knighten wrote Wrote SU’s arrangement, but he didn’t compose the song. In fact in…


Added by Book on October 28, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

Revitalizing N.O. Marching Tradition | Color Guard.

Today I decided to hit up my frat Brother, Baryl to Begin a discussion about an Idea which came to mind. The Idea of re-defining what it means to be a New Orleans high school Color Guard member. My reason; There’s been an uprising of military-style Color Guard units performing with Black Show-Style bands in cities all over America. As for our guards, Although they are traditional. They have fallen off as a dominant entity of our marching units…


Added by Book on July 20, 2009 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

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