In The News – An Interview With Sal Hernandez Of The World Champion Concord Blue Devils

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Today’s post is a bit of a departure from what I normally write about: food, wine, restaurants, and men’s fashion. It’s about Drum Corps International, drum and bugle corps, and the incredible activity that I was a part of (with The Velvet Knights) back in the early 90’s. Yes, I’m old! More than that, this will be a 4-part interview with a young man who is a member of the 2014 World Champion Concord Blue Devils from Concord, CA. Last year, through the power of Facebook, I discovered that this young man who went to my high school, was a member of the 15-time World Champion Blue Devils from Concord, CA. The Blue Devils are widely considered to be the most successful drum corps in history, and usually attract the best players and musicians from all over the world. Finding out about Sal Hernandez, and the fact that he went to my high school, was both thrilling and exciting. We immediately connected and talked about our experiences with music at our shared high school, university (UCLA) and drum corps.

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Posted by on Friday, August 22nd, 2014. Filed under Current News, DCI World.