Category Archives: National Signing Day Show for Bands

2017 National Signing Day Podcast for Marching Bands II

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Introducing Emonnie Jones. Emonnie is a senior at Ramona High School in Riverside, CA.  Emonnie is not in the band but her situation is one of the reasons The Marching Podcast was created, and we selected her this year to help rise awareness. Emonnie announces were she will attend college in the fall, she talks about celebrities and public figures and what their role should be. Finally we wrap up the podcast by coming across a possible solution. We wrap up the podcast with some words of encouragement from Dr. Maleta Wilson of HBCU Campus Tours and Jalani Bakari, the UC Riverside undergrad advisor for the Pi Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi. Check out our website http://www.themarchingpodcast.com/ you can email the show at marchingpodcast@gmail.com, tweet us @marchingpodcast, and follow our blog at http://bit.ly/17Gl2e2

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2017 National Signing Day Podcast for Marching Bands I

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Introducing Michael Washington. Michael is a senior a Woodlawn Leadership Academy High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. Michael who is also the drum major of the marching band at Woodlawn, is ready to announce on our network where he will march in the fall. In addition, we have a couple of people that would like to give Michael some words of encouragement as he steps out this fall. We are honored to support another scholar and we hope you enjoy the show. Check out our website http://www.themarchingpodcast.com/ you can email the show at marchingpodcast@gmail.com, tweet us @marchingpodcast, and follow our blog at http://bit.ly/17Gl2e2

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National Signing Day for Marching Band 2016

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Welcome to the 2016 National Signing Day Show for Marching Bands. Today we meet two high school students that will reveal to the world what college they will attend and the band program that they will become a part of.

The scholars for 2016 are:

Diamond Frazier – Central High School in Memphis, TN

Andy Moreira – Centennial High School in Compton, CA

Listen to the episode here: http://bit.ly/1WIRLX4

National Signing Day Show for Marching Bands

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For all the bandheads that have sat at home and watched young football players tell the world where they will be going to school, now we have our own show for marching bands!! That’s right on April 28th, 2015, The Marching Podcast will host the National Signing Day Show for Marching Bands. We have picked some students from all over the country to tell the world on our network where they will be going to school to get an education and to become part of the marching band family.

We are excited to bring some of our young people into the spotlight. We also wish to make a connection with them when they go compete at the highest level of excitement in marching arts. Finally, we hope to increase the knowledge and awareness of these schools and their band programs, so we can promote and generate excitement for young people to aspire. The students are:

Manuel Powell – Nansemond River High School in Suffolk, VA

Alexis Terry – Dominguez High School in Compton, CA

Cheyenne Allen – Dominguez High School in Compton, CA

Travis Johnson – McCluer South- Berkeley in St. Louis, MO

Special thanks to the Directors of these Schools, special thanks to Lolita Carter, and Terrell Stringer, and special thanks to John Pickens and Simply Dope Creative for designing our logo. Tune in Tuesday, April 28, 2015 @8pm EST to hear the announcements.

After the Broadcast —– Special thanks to our sponsors!

Rashad Watters with Block Band Music & Publishing,

Garrett Edgerson and DaEdge1 Productions

Gerard L. Howard, and BANDHEAD.ORG 

David Thompson and Liquid Effex Photography 

We presented our first scholarships tonight for the 4 students that were on the show. Thanks for your support and looking forward to giving more money to more students for years and years to come!!! ‪#‎GotToGetThat501c3‬

You can listen to the show here!

http://bit.ly/1J0718v

Hello world!

Hello world.. This is Joe Beard here to start documenting the love that I have for black college bands and to create a form of lively hood, promise, future, and community uplift to help change my community and to spread my love of black college bands to the world and to provide an avenue of education to our youth.

Of course no one does anything alone so that is why my partner in crime Samuel Glover will be building this empire with me. Not to mention the real brains behind any organization Steve Johnson… we will be applying teamwork that we learned when marching together for the International Institution of Sound Johnson C. Smith. After going our separate ways and with the help of all this new technology we are here to provide a service that we ourselves are dying for.

This blog is to post our ideas and to journal our road to what we are going for. We have individually done things to this point so now we are using this site to bring it all together. We would like to have a weekly podcast, that would build our capital and name and soon be an avenue for youth to earn music degrees to college and prepare them for lift. He hope to one day have a music school, a battle of the bands, mock drafts, high school seminars, anything that may excite the pulse of a bandsman so that we can not only build popularity but build community by exciting more of our youth about college and getting an education.

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