JimF-LowBari

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About JimF-LowBari

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    DCP Fanatic
  • Birthday 08/13/1957

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  • Your Drum Corps Experience
    8 years Sr corps/8 years Exhibition (Alumni-type)
  • Your Favorite Corps
    Smaller Corps
  • Your Favorite All Time Corps Performance (Any)
    too many to list
  • Your Favorite Drum Corps Season
    1975
  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Harrisburg PA area
  • Interests
    Drum Corps History (heavy on the Sr side) before my time and old cars. Also skulking ebay and other places for DC buttons to add to the old collection.

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  1. Was going to respond in another thread but might as well start fresh. Any idea or guesses on live feed ever coming back? Also any idea if the big killer was costs to produce or copyright licensing? Know DCA has shallow pockets and *sigh* the potential number of customers is not that great but can at least discuss it. Not being able to see any corps for two years now sucks big time. But we do what we can and the logistics of DCA Weekend is just too (physically) demanding.
  2. Remember swapping posts before the 35 rule went into effect with someone who ran a show that had 2 corps on the very small size. Comments heard from crowd members afterwards showed that it would hurt attendance if this continued. (iow - didn't get moneys worth, would not come back, etc) I was against the rule until I heard that part of the discussion.....
  3. Thanks all .... weird thing is I cannot get to the guest book to see it. Will have to ask Tuesday....
  4. If you two did meet it was 1979 or so. Sad timing thou as dad passed last night. Went to dinner, got home and got something from the garage. Between the garage and house his heart went. If there is a way you want to go this is it. Only found out as I call every Thursday and he didn't answer. So if you see my name in the Patriots Obits.... it ain't me.....
  5. Watch yourselves at the Turkey Hill on Mountain Rd (aka off 22/39). My old man might be buying gas or lottery there. Always b-words about the traffic...
  6. Remember them for a year or so at DCA Prelims in the early 80s. Along with Pine Tree Warriors from Maine. Think the DCA score history is a bit confused on that.
  7. Caught the comeback and tie then got ready for bed. Just before turning in saw Pats won.... Just couldn't care about either team so watched a DVD bought with Christmas gift card.... Flintstones 1st season.. can enjoy that better than over blown halftime shows. IIRC one time SB was at Houston, ZZ Top (big fans in this house) were on and was an actual concert. Too bad sound was in the worse than suck range and all you heard was echo.
  8. Try Facebook for Kenny... seen him there a few times
  9. To be heard on PBS...
  10. To go with last few posts my BITD is close to Frans and we (Westshoremen) were like Sun except less experienced and minus the great solo work. But also had the younger members and staff that went for the more musical and not "loud is good so louder is better". Bari line had members from music majors at PSU to guys who were blue collar. So instructors had to say "play it (bunch of Italian words)" and then sing it to the rest. And above all... listen.. never EVER lose your tone even on the final fffffff note of the show. Hear some of that with some CDs of DCI shows and yikes... Biggest difference IMO (and my last Bari was 3v G Kanstul) was horn construction. Just way too easy to overplay and lose the tone. And lets face it my P/R horn was more of a modified signaling device and the tone shows it. And we had the better horn of the da which was Olds.
  11. See where the woman who played Harley Quinn in "Suicide Squad" is set to play Harding... think about it "Forget About A Theme... Just Park And Blow"
  12. OK finally watched and enjoyed the show .... except for the vocals (just not a fan oh non-horn/perc sounds).. Behind the Scenes sucked.. weird music and sounds and visual corps practice clips.... at least the hit and miss I suffered thru.. Anyway anyone want it for $5 or so for postage?
  13. Reading the back which is not written too clearly IMO. Has "features the documentary about (the corps)". Maybe watching that piece will fill me in. The performance is billed as the DCI Finals show. And (not clear part) "go inside the hornline, drumline and entire corps" which must be the audio bits. Must be WAY inside as screen is totally dark >:-)
  14. Skulking our new Goodwill Store and bought "2013 Behind The Crown" DVD about Carolina Crown. Haven't had time to watch but appears to have background piece, also audio with horns only, drums only and whole corps. Then high angle and multi cam of the DCI performance. Has both DVD and Blu Ray copies. Anyone have info on this? My jaw hit the floor when I saw it. Nice match to the Marine D&BC DVD I found at Salvation Army last year....
  15. Welcome to my world John. Have to rewrite two older applications for the Navy because the provider of the software we use is selling it to a company overseas. No idea if the soon to be new owner will keep providing service or start charging up the tail prices to maintain (had that before). Working IT 35+ years nw and keep re-inventing myself every couple of years.