Would have preferred a more traditional book from the Troopers, but their horn line seemed better to me this year. Their music, I thought, was technically easier than the scouts and was a bit cleaner.
I like the Scouts music selections and thought the brass was powerful as usual. Music was more difficult so was not totally clean for such an early show. They will get this taken care of as the season progresses. I think the giant rolling trunks will figure into the show more than they did tonight. The last half of the show they just sat on the field unused. Liked the closer and the kick a## tr