Category Archives: Choppin it Up

2019 Choppin It Up with Ramon Key

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In this episode we meet Ramon Key. Ramon Key is the head band director for Central State University in Ohio. In this episode we find out where he is from, were he went to school and his path to becoming the band director to a school in the midwest.

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (5:38), Block Band Music & Publishing (4:03) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS (6:30) BlockUsUp.com (5:00) SmokeeOs BBQ (7:11)

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 https://themarchingpodcast.blog/ We hope you enjoy the show!

NOTES:

Where is Ramon From – 8:39, 23.38

First Marching Band Experience – 11:36

Early Music Memories – 17:16

College Decision – 22:30

Giggin’ to Education – 24:50

Memorable Experience In College – 28:00

Biggest Challenge in College – 31:20

Looking For Work After College – 33:30

Early Career Success – 37:04

Second Job and Educators that Ramon started to meet – 41:24

After The Second Job – 51:53

Come to Central State – 59:36, 1:22:15

Memorable Experience at Central State – 1:08:15

Small Bands and Drills – 1:10:20

SIAC Rivalries – 1:14:58

Lebron and Magic supporting Central State – 1:20:30

Chat Room Shot Outs and Closing – 1:28:40

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2019 #ChoppinItUp with Ashley Burkett

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In this episode we meet Ashley Burkett. Ashley the author of the book ‘I Love Me Some Me’, works as an educator and has a connection with our host. Find out where Ashley is from, where she went to school and how she developed into an educator and publish author.

I Love Me Some Me – https://www.amazon.com/I-Love-Me-Some/dp/1548630004

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (5:48), Block Band Music & Publishing (4:15) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS (6:41) BlockUsUp.com (5:07) Smokee Os BBQ (7:25)

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 https://themarchingpodcast.blog/ We hope you enjoy the show!

Where does Ashley Currently Work – 2:25

Dr. Ijei – 2:43, 34:09, 1:13:56

Where is Ashley From – 8:30

First Divine Nine Experience – 10:15 (John Pickens, John Needem)

Where did Ashley go to middle and jr high – 11:49, 1:05:40

Most Memorable Experience in High School – 14:14

Going to College, Major, Graduation – 16:00, 25:00, 26:55

Students from ’99 that went to college with Ashley – 17:15

Most Memorable Experience in College – 19:45, 23:20

Life After Undergrad, Post Grad Degree – 27:12, 30:00 (Karmen Baker)

Lion’s Choice – 32:35

How does Ashley keep her emotions in check – 38:00

Ashley’s TV Shows – 43:50

Memorable Experience in her Career – 49:40

I Love Me Some Me – 50:46 (Roosevelt Mitchell III, Chris House)

Mandy Drury – 1:05:35

Closing – 1:07:25

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2019 Choppin It Up w/Eddie Evans II

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In this episode we meet Eddie Evans. Eddie is the founder and owner of Meet Me On The Fifty Band Media and marched with one of the hosts of the 90 Degree Show. We find out where Eddie is from, were he went to school, his most memorable experiences marching and how he started Meet Me On The Fifty

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (), Block Band Music & Publishing () Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS () BlockUsUp.com () Smokee Os BBQ ()

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 https://themarchingpodcast.blog/ We hope you enjoy the show!

NOTES:

Where is Eddie From, High School and College – 5:32

Indoctrination into band culture – (HS) 6:39 (College) 9:30

Started playing & instrument  10:15

Chosen to be a leader – 10:54, 25:20

College selection – 12:15

Memorable experience marching in college – 14:44

Life after marching – 17:02

9/11 & military experience – 19:54

President Election – 28:12

Path to Meet Me On The Fifty – 29:25

Format of the Network – 34:30

Current state of his program – 38:00

College vs. HS Story – 43:12

Crab revelations – 49:43

Crankin and Drivin – 53:50

Band Bowl – 57:13

Plans for the future – 1:10:00

Closing – 1:15:09

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2019 Choppin It Up with Charles Conner

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In this episode we meet Charles Conner. Charles is a Band Director with an interesting resume’. Find out where Charles is from, were he went to school and the professional timeline of his career.

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (57:14), Block Band Music & Publishing (55:43) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS (58:04) BlockUsUp.com (56:33) Smokee Os BBQ (58:45)

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 https://themarchingpodcast.blog/ We hope you enjoy the show!

NOTES:

Where is Charles and his family from? – 2:15

What was your first HBCU/Music experience? – 3:04

Connections to his hometown / High school – 12:17

FAMU Band Camp / Recruited by / College decision – 15:28

Similar Stories – 33:28

Most memorable experience marching – 38:50, 47:57

After finishing college – 59:53

Director of Bands – 1:04:48 / Next Step – 1:07:05

Founding a Program – 1:17:40

Hardest part of the job – 1:18:45

Most memorable so far – 1:25:56

Chat Room Questions – 1:12:02, 1:33:08

The 5th Quarter – 1:43:43, 2:02:40

Plans for the program / Advice to music students – 1:47:20

Closing – 2:07:02

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2019 Choppin It Up with Show Style Talk Radio

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In this episode we meet the guys from Show Style Talk Radio. Travis Maurice Dumas, Marcus Williams, Jeremy Spencer and Adrian Barrett Jr. Find out where they are from, where they marched, their most memorable experiences marching and how they started Show Style Talk Radio!

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (), Block Band Music & Publishing (4:57) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS () BlockUsUp.com (5:42) SmokeeOs BBQ ()

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 https://themarchingpodcast.blog/ We hope you enjoy the show!

LINKS:

FB – https://www.facebook.com/showstyletalk12/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/showstyletalk

NOTES:

Introductions – 2:25

Where are the guys and their families from – 6:40

The guys first Music/HBCU experience – 10:00

Where did the guys meet – 24:28

What do the guys play – 27:00

Guys ask Joe Questions – 27:30, 44:20

Most memorable experiences marching – 32:20

Story of JSU, TxSO and Neck – 48:48

How did they start the radio show – 52:10

Chat Room Questions – 1:02:57 (Did you take an L?), 1:19:20 (Everyone’s Take on the Year)

Most memorable experiences doing the radio show – 1:11:00

How to listen to Show Style Talk-  1:36:00

Closing – 1:38:27

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The 2018 90 Degree Show Vol. 4 ‘Sleepin’

Welcome to the 2018 90 Degree Show! In this episode we discuss The Gulf Coast Classic with Alabama AM vs. Southern and we talk about Bridgette’s school Morgan State vs. Christy’s school NCAT. This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions, and Block Band Music & Publishing. Smokee O’s BBQ, RE/MAX PATRIOTS and BlockUsUp.com 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/17Gl2e2t We hope you enjoy the show!

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The 2018 90 Degree Show Vol. 3 Tribute Shows

Welcome to the 2018 90 Degree Show! In this episode we discuss if programs perform tribute shows when they are scared of their opponent that week. We talk Clark vs.Tuskegee, Alcorn vs. Texas Southern. Lastly we talk a little on Florida A&M, Kentucky State and Talladega College. This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions, and Block Band Music & Publishing. RE/MAX PATRIOTS and BlockUsUp.com 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/17Gl2e2t We hope you enjoy the show!

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We are now LIVE!! Programming for 2018-19

Hello Everyone…It has been a great summer and we are happy to welcome you back to the fall for another great season of programming with The Marching Podcast Network. We are happy to announce that starting new this year we are going to broadcast all of our shows live to YouTube. In addition we will keep a day and time consistent for our viewers to expect us to be on the air throughout the calendar year.

THE 90 DEGREE SHOW

The 90 Degree Show will broadcast live starting on Mondays September 3rd at 930pm EST…. The 2018-19 90 Degree Show Vol.1 with Bridgette Bell and Rashad Waters. We are also excited to announce the return of The PrunAlysis Podcast with Rashad in conjunction with The 90 Degree Show this Fall. These broadcasts will continue throughout the college football season. We will miss the Great Christy Walker as a regular on the show. She is going to concentrate on her education but has wished us the best of luck and will be welcome to be a guest or a part of the show if she desires.

CHOPPIN’ IT UP

At the conclusion of the College Band Season (Last Major Battle of the Bands at the end of the season) we will start the most listened to podcast on the network, the interview series Choppin’ It Up at 6:30pm EST on Sundays in the Spring.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY FOR MARCHING BANDS

In the Spring before graduation we will have our National Signing Day for Marching Band Podcast on Mondays at 9:30pm. Each year we will pick two high school seniors, one boy and one girl to tell us what school they will attend that fall. We will continue to support the students as they attend college so they are able to be successful and earn their degree.

DIRECTORS SERIES

Lastly we will continue our relationship with Dr. Kevin Davenport and our Directors Series Podcast. Dr. Davenport has recently accepted the position of Head Band Director at Simmons College in Louisville, KY but still is part of our family and we will continue to work with him. We plan to broadcast this podcast on Sundays in July at 6:30pm EST

We are excited about the new launch to stream our content live and we hope that you will continue to support the network. Make sure to hit the Subscribe button on our YouTube Channel to connect to our broadcasts!