In The News: Waving The Flag For The Drum And Bugle Corps
Washington was once synonymous with "Washington drum and bugle corps."
The various corps were defined by interested young inner-city musicians, band members or aspiring drummers, buglers and flag bearers. What distinguished us from other cities was the diverse areas of the city that drum corps members came from. They eventually congregated into the 11 drum and bugle corps that were in the Washington area between 1960 and 1975. We came together with our varying talents and desires for the same purpose: to don our favorite drum corps uniforms and show off our ability to sound good, look good and perform before crowds of our fans.
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