Jason Rose

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Jason Rose last won the day on October 17 2016

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    Spring, Texas
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    Drum & Bugle Corps
    Writing & Arranging Music for G Bugle Hornlines
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  1. We lost half of our competitive/performance season (in-door winds) this spring because of the lockdown. So, several of us worked together to record this video as a way to cap the year… and alleviate some boredom. It’s not perfect, but it’s fun… and that’s why we do what we do. Feel free to share. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrDuOmKww7Y *Yes, we're playing G Bugles.
  2. Here is the 2019 edition of BCB. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAjj7tP9L3s Details & explanation here: http://www.CantinaIndigo.com/
  3. Thank you, Fran. This is our 4th season back and we're having a good time. Each year gets a bit better, a bit more sophisticated... but still fun. We're embracing contemporary/thematic show design, but without some of the trappings of contemporary drum corps. We're using unplugged G Bugles and it's glorious. The best of both worlds.
  4. This doesn't really belong in the DCA Forum, but there isn't a forum for independent all-age Corps. Here's a look at BCB's 2017 season. This was our second year back and it was successful and FUN. What we've cooked up for 2018 will be even more fun! Details should be released in the coming weeks. For you *old-timers (like me), take note that we use no electronics, no spandex, and no trombones. However, we do use G Bugles. Nothing against modern drum corps, but many of us still appreciate things as they were and embrace those methods of making good music. 2
  5. I'm just a pup compared to most of you, but I imagine the feeling was similar. In my high school band hall someone popped in a video tape of the Blue Devils 1992 during lunch one day. I couldn't get over the sound, the power, and the cool bell-front horns (I was born a Trombone player). I got a copy of that tape (PBS recording) and obsessed over every Corps, every show. I soon borrowed a Euphonium from the band and learned the fingerings. Didn't take me long to get proficient. A year later a recruiter from Skyriders showed up with a set of King Bugles. They had just moved to Texas and wer
  6. Thanks, Mike. I know Smith was the arranger for some/most of the early shows after Suncoast folded. But, I don't think he did the year I want (1998). I could be wrong, of course. Does anyone know for sure?
  7. I'd like to acquire/purchase some of the arrangements that Magic performed in the late 90's. Does anyone know who I should contact? Online searches have yielded nothing.
  8. Thanks, Florida Sun. BCB is indeed going strong. I'll post some videos in August.
  9. Bayou City Blues (Houston) is on G Bugles and there are no plans to change. It ain't broke, so we ain't fixin' it. In fact, we recently acquired a cache of G horns that about doubled what we already had. We're not a DCA Corps, but we are all-age and most of our members have participated in DCA in the past. Given our distance from DCA, we've chosen the economically viable solution of DCI SoundSport.
  10. Would be great to see Prairie Sound again. The rumor is that we will be "touring" around Texas in 2017. I hope our paths cross.
  11. The question was recently asked about the presence of a DCA Corps in Texas. I can't definitively answer that question, but I can tell you that All-Age Drum Corps in Houston is alive and well once again now that Bayou City Blues is back. To avoid a long discussion of internal politics, let's just keep this simple: Bayou City Blues turned into Gulf Coast Sound for a decade and now the name has been changed back. BCB is not a part of DCA and likely won't be due to logistics, finances, and geography. We learned a few things during the GCS years. DCI SoundSport is a viable, local alternative and