Tag Archives: Tennessee State University

2019 Choppin It Up with Rodney Chism

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Welcome….today we meet Rodney Chism. Rodney is the Director of Bands at Jarvis Christian College. Rodney has a great HBCU band timeline into how he became Director of Bands. Rodney has multiple similarities with our host that will make a great podcast. In this episode, if you love HBCUs and you marched anywhere we have a real talk with Rodney Chism

This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (6:13), Block Band Music & Publishing (4:52) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS (7:05) BlockUsUp.com (5:37) SmokeeOs BBQ (7:46)

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NOTES:

What Up from Bridgette – 8:30

Where is Rodney From – 21:01

First HBCU/Music Experience – 22:26

First Instrument  (Movies) – 25:07

Memorable High School Experience – 31:00

College Decision/Transfer – 34:19

JSU vs TSU ’97 – 48:15

Chat Room Question (Avoiding Student Transfers) – 52:40

Memorable TSU Experience – 56:40

Time to Be a BandHead (Surprise on Saturday) – 1:01:42

UAPB Life – 1:06:32

After Undergrad – 1:16:30

Boom Experience – 1:22:50

After Jackson – 1:40:30

Come to Jarvis – 1:43:54

Closing – 2:05:40

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The 2018-19 90 Degree Show Vol. 2 ‘Blowout Week’

Welcome to the 2018 90 Degree Show! In this episode we discuss ‘blowout’ week and how we feel about it. We discuss BCU vs. TSU from last week, and we introduce the HBCU Over Under game. Rashad gives us a ‘What would happen if they meet.. feat. A&T vs. Southern. Finally what games we look forward to this season. 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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The 90 Degree Show 2017 Vol. 15 The Honda Battle of the Bands Part 2

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Eight HBCU marching bands will take the field on January 27, 2018 for the 16th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. (PRNewsfoto/Honda)

Welcome to volume 15 of The 90 Degree Show for 2017. In this podcast we discuss Part 2 of The Honda Battle of the Bands. We talk about The Marching Storm of Prairie View A&M, The Blue and Gold Marching Machine of North Carolina A&T, The Aristocrat of Bands Tennessee State University, The Marching Hornets of Alabama State University, & The Pride of Bethune Cookman University. 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

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The 90 Degree Show 2016 Honda


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Welcome to the 2016 Honda Battle of the Bands. The Final eight bands that will compete for the title this year are:

Alcorn State

Alabama A&M

Bethune Cookman

Lincoln University

Jackson State

Tennessee State

South Carolina State

Prairie View A&M

We also talk about Voices of the Band or announcers for the halftime show. Is what they are doing helping or hurting the halftime performance? Also we get all the details from the sky phi box experience to entice you for 2017. Herbert Seward calls in to talk about the battle and Manuel Powell our scholarship recepient tells us what it was like to perform at the Super Bowl of Battles. Tonight we welcome the great Christy Walker and the owner and founder of Block Band Music and Publishing, Rashad Watters. You are welcome to call in and tell us what battle you saw this week at (718) 664-6025. You can email the show at marchingpodcast@gmail.com, tweet us @marchingpodcast or follow our blog at blog4.themarchingpodcast.com

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The 90 Degree Show Week 4

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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Week 4! This week we have a good rivalry between Florida A&M and Tennessee State University The State Fair Classic with Prarie View A&M and Grambling, the Circle City Classic with Kentucky State and Central State, the Battle of the Bay with Norfolk and Hampton, the Chicago Football Classic with Morgan State and Howard, Alabama A&M homecoming with University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and Rashad will talk about the VA vs. NC BOTB. 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. Last but not least we welcome the great Ashlee Nicole who always has a pulse and her ear to the ground in the marching band world.

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The 90 Degree Show 2015 Weeks 1 & 2

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Welcome to the 2015 90 Degree Show Weeks 1 & 2!  Welcome back to a new season of marching bands. This week we recap Week 1 to introduce how bands are looking this year including the Queen City Battle of the Bands, the joint performance with UNC and NC A&T and we go over some of the matchups we saw in Week 2 including the Southern Heritage Classic between Jackson State and Tennessee State. In our last segment we discuss important topics regarding our schools and/or our music programs. 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. Last but not least we welcome the great Ashley Nicole who always has a pulse and her ear to the ground in the marching band world. Lastly we will try to cover all the band news that we saw from over the summer.

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Choppin It Up with Michael Cowans

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Introducing Michael Cowans. Michael is the Director of Bands at Fairley High School. Michael also serves as the head to the Fine Arts Department, an arranger and an adjudicator. Michael during his time in college was in a famous battle against our host and has an interesting story on the school he earned his degree. Tonight we find out where Michael is from and he tells us a great story of how he got into and finished college.

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The 2015 Honda BOTB

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Welcome to the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands, the Super Bowl of band battles. The lineup is:

Jackson State

Alabama State

Howard

Southern

North Carolina A&T

Taladega College

Tennessee State

Bethune Cookman

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