And So It Begins….

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 […]

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Big Day–USSBA NJ STATES

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 […]

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