Introducing Ollie Liddell. Ollie is the head band director at Central High School in Memphis, TN. Ollie marched in the band with our host and is also a Director’s Kid himself. Ollie has so many experiences that we could not fit everything into one episode and we hope you enjoy the first installment. Tonight we meet Ollie and find out about his background and what shaped the path he has taken.
Part I – http://bit.ly/1MQjUSY
In the second part of our interview with Ollie Liddell. Tonight we find out more about what Ollie is doing in his profession and he gives us some insight about things that happened in the program in the 90’s, most notably what happened with Alabama State in 1996. This is the 2015 season finale for the Choppin It Up Show
Part II – http://bit.ly/1X119lF
Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 12! This week is the great Florida Classic with Bethune Cookman University and Florida A&M University and we got a chance to see Jackson State against Prairie View A&M. We also talk about The Eagle Aggie Bowl with North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central and the hosts go into what they really thought about the movie Drumline 2. We also got a chance to see the fifth between Miles and Bama State and a caller gives their two cents about what they saw. Looks like we have our first band in the Celebration Bowl!! We talk about who that band is and the potential opponent they face. What school would you prefer as the opponent this year? Lastly we say what we are most thankful for the upcoming holiday week of Thanksgiving.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 11! We are getting to the end of the season and this week we have the SIAC Championship with Miles and Albany State and how this rivalry just got a little deeper this weekend. We also follow up about the connection between #ConcernedStudent1950 and #SilentShowTime from a post with 80 Minutes of Regulation, and more speaking out against administration at Shaw. We also talk a little about the women’s UFC fight, and the hazing video at Alcorn. Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker and the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 10! This week we check out South Carolina State vs North Carolina A&T, and we look over to the SWAC for Prairie View A&M vs. Alcorn. We talk shortly about National High Steppers Championship and we talk about the best sounding bands of the year. Lastly we talk about another protest young students are taking, this time at University of Missouri. Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker and the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 9! This week is the great Magic City Classic between Alabama State and Alabama A&M University and we take a look at SC State at their homecoming. The bands for the Honda 2016 have been revealed!! How do you feel about the lineup this year? Lastly, is there a strike at Howard? Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker to the podcast.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 8! This week we say RIP to Edward Duplessis. We go to homecoming at JC Smith, Jackson State, and we watched some footage from Chavezz Anderson at Delaware State. The battle between Southern and Texas Southern and the halftime with North Carolina Central and Morgan State. We will also ask the listener about polls to judge band battles, should we use them or not? Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker and the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 7! This week we talk about Jackson State vs. Alabama A&M, the fifth with Tuskeegee vs. Stillman. Southern’s Homecoming with Prairie View A&M, and the fifth between North Carolina A&T Bethune Cookman. The directors Carlton Wright and Mario Warren from Alabama A&M call in while they listen to the show, Otis Jefferson went to Savannah State’s homecoming and tells us how the band is doing after this past week, Chris Jones calls in to talk about he saw with the Boom from this week and John Lennard the Director at Tuskeegee calls in and explains to us about the home side of the field and why it looks so different. Lastly we talk about an salaries for band directors in the state of Texas.
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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 6! This weekend was full of great competition and we will get into Southern and Alabama State, Miles went to Central State’s homecoming, North Carolina AT vs. Norfolk and some other great matchups from the weekend. We also ask if the internet is killing band. This year we welcome the great Christy Walker to the podcast, along with the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters.
Listen to the episode here: http://bit.ly/1McOy9g