Mr. Williamson, vice principal of
Cicely Tyson Middle High School, gives last words of
encouragement to the members of the Band at their final practice
in East Orange before heading for the Nationals tomorrow,
Trumpet Section leader Ian Hoyt
proudly wears his Band Initials in his hair style. It's better
than a tattoo- at least it is not permanent and will grow out
11/06/14 8:19 PM - Photo by Frederick Goode
Dinner in Delaware, where the bus
was met at the rest stop by two of our Delaware State University
Alumni who will travel with us to Atlanta to assist the Band.
Left to Right: Denzel Thompson, DSU Alumnus, his younger brother
Deon Thompson (Bass Clef Baritone), Ian Hoyt, Desmond Drake, Jorge Vega
and Adnett Tomlinson, DSU Alumna.
The Band Director of Morehouse
College, Mr. Chad E. Hughes (foreground left Wearing the hat),
observes our Band as they practice. Perhaps some of these
students will decide to attend Morehouse in the future. Morehouse Band Videos on YouTube.
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Mr. Hughes, the Band Director,
worked with the Band on making last minute changes that could
enhance their scores. Then Mr. Hughes and Mr. Goode stopped to
pose for a photo.
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Our Drum Majors had the
opportunity to get some one-on-one time with the Morehouse Drum
11/07/14 2:07 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
A trumpet master class given by
trumpet players from Morehouse College to our trumpet section.
Packing the bus to travel to the
next destination. This gives our students an idea of what it will
be like if they are part of a college or university band, because
they all take frequent tours like this.
11/07/14 3:18 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
Lining up for an early dinner at
the famous Murrell's Cafe at
Interdenominational Theological Center.
11/07/14 3:28 PM Photo by Al-Quadir Marsh
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Mr. Goode reported: "We
spent so much time on the field at Morehouse College that Mr.
Chad Hughes, the band director, spent the rest of the day with
11/07/14 8:30 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
Arriving at North Atlanta High
School for the Nationals Drum Line and Dance Battle.
11/07/14 8:37 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
11/07/14 8:40 PM Photo by Al-Quadir Marsh
Did you recognize our Zombies of
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Our EOUMB dancers are ready to
compete as well.
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The rest of the band is part of
the audience, ready to cheer them on.
11/07/14 9:05 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
The Greensville County High
School Drumline from Virginia performed first.
Our EOUMB Dancers perform next.
Because of music copyright issues, we cannot show you the video
of their dance routine. All of the dance routines in the contest
performed to copyrighted recorded music instead of music provided
by their own bands, so no dancer videos will be shown.
11/07/14 9:24 PM Photo by Al-Quadir Marsh
All groups line up for judging.
If we missed any groups, they will be added on Monday when we
have the video clips and other camera photos. All of the above
photos were e-mailed from camera phones in real time. We hope you
enjoyed watching the show from long distance!
11/07/14 10:21 PM Photo by Frederick Goode
The judges' scores are in. We'll
post the results as soon as we have them.