There are things that happen for a reason. When each event occurs rarely is one aware of the specific reason for the situation to unfold the way it does. However, during the last four years I have become a little more aware of such moments, but only in the belief that there is a reason behind […]Read More A Thank You…28 Years In The Making
Sometimes it takes a smack upside the head with a two X four to get my attention. Sometimes that two X four has to have a giant spike at the end of it too. But other times it is not as simple as that. Other times it is a subtle, gentle reminder that overtakes your […]Read More Remembering How To Fly….My Return to Neverland
In the summer of 1984 I asked, begged, pleaded and a host of other words, with George Parks to let me teach at his Drum Major Academy®. “It would be a great thing for me to do as a music education major George!” He thought I was nuts. Why on earth would I want to […]Read More And So It Begins….
In about 90 minutes the UDMB will load up the buses and head northeast to Washington Township High School in Sewell, NJ. Two exhibition performances for the USSBA NJ States Championships–and the weather: PERFECT!!! The band has been cranking–and I have been slacking on my posts. Yeah…a little thing called “life” got in the way […]Read More Big Day–USSBA NJ STATES