Welcome to the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands, the Super Bowl of band battles. The lineup is:
North Carolina A&T
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The results are in and we appreciate all of those who voted for
This was by far the most participation we’ve had in our voting system. This is the third year of the 90 Degree Show, so we believe the fire is spreading. Special shot out to all of the people who run the Twitter handles for these fine institutions. A lot of our tweets about voting were favorited and retweeted, and we always appreciate the support.
Don’t get mad at me…again..lol…you, the people, have spoken, so here are the results from the 2014-2015 People’s Choice Awards for The Marching Podcast. Our next voting poll will be for The 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands! Thanks for being a part of the 2014 90 Degree Show!
Week 1: North Carolina A&T vs. Alabama A&M – 61%
Week 2: Tennessee State University vs. Alabama State – 57%
Week 3: Tennessee State University vs. Jackson State – Southern Heritage Classic – 65%
Week 4: Tuskegee University vs. Winston Salem – 85%
Week 5: Albany State vs. Miles College – 50%
Week 6: North Carolina A&T vs. South Carolina State – ATL Classic – 67%
Week 7: Southern University vs. Alabama A&M University – 93%
Week 8: Florida A&M University vs. Howard University – 93%
Week 9: Jackson State University vs. Southern University – Boombox Classic – 69%
Week 10: Hampton University vs. Morgan State University – 76%
Week 11: Bethune Cookman vs. Norfolk State University – 50%
Week 12: Tuskegee University vs. Albany State – SIAC Championship – 100%
Week 13: Florida A&M vs. Bethune Cookman – Florida Classic – 60%
Week 14: Southern University vs. Grambling State – Bayou Classic – 74%
Welcome to the 2014 90 Degree Show Week 3! This week we discuss the Southern Heritage Classic Jackson State vs. Tennessee State, Morgan State vs. Bowie State, we will announce the winner of the Alabama State vs. Tennessee State battle from last week and our ‘Word on the Street’ with BCU, the Panthers kicker and really Tom Joyner??
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Welcome to the 2014 College Football season and to a new season of the 90 Degree Show! This week we willl recap the MEAC/SWAC challenge and TSU vs. EWC since the tape is out. Our Week 2 feature is Elizabeth City vs. NC Central but we will also discuss Alabama A&M vs. Tuskeegee and we will talk about other bands we have seen so far this year.
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Welcome to the 2014 College Football season and to a new season of the 90 Degree Show! This week we discuss the 2014 MEAC/SWAC Challenge North Carolina A&T vs. Alabama A&M University and TSU vs. Edward Watters.
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Introducing Bryan Nalls. Bryan is the associate band director at Miles College and works as an arranger and coordinator with the Alabama Mass Band. Bryan is not only a great musician but attended multiple HBCU’s and is using his education to uplift the community through music. We are excited to talk to Bryan because Miles is an up and coming program, that we enjoy to watch.
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We would like to introduce a new Director Series Podcast to broadcast in the Spring of 2014 on The 90 Degree Show. The fans of the show have spoken, and they are saying that there needs to be more discussion about bands outside of just marching season. The other parts of the year are intricate to what we see in the fall and vice versa. To lead this discussion, we introduce Dr. Kevin O. Davenport Ed.S. & Ed.D.
- Preparing for Competitions – May 18 – http://bit.ly/1jehS5V
- Concert Band Literature – June 22 – http://bit.ly/1qbI4hF
- Recruiting – July 27 – http://bit.ly/1ljOWWu
- Recap RoundTable – August 10 – http://bit.ly/1qT7V2g
We would like to thank Block Band Music for the vision and lead in sponsoring this podcast. Their presence gives us the validity of music education, which is crucial to this field. We hope to target and gain more directors as fans of the network and hope they can use this to connect with students across the globe.
We had another great year of marching band performances and were blessed to do another show for the Marching Podcast Awards. I will be announcing the winners and honorable mentions on Twitter. This year Rashad Watters and James McDaniel from BandTube.com and Brian Rhodes, our marching Aggie, were on the show with me; and we had a good time. Shout out to my crab brother, Troy Milton, who was stuck in a snow storm in Detroit and could not call in to the show. Just like last year, our overlapping decisions were awarded the consensus selection, and we had to mention other schools because it is hard sometimes to settle on one band. Here are the winners and the honorable mentions for the 2014 Marching Podcast Awards!
- Best Songs – (Consensus) SC State: “Love and War”
Mentions – Southern: “Beyond”, “On My Grind”, “Contusion” and “Stranger in My House” Alabama A&M: “Pretty Girls” and “Prototype” Livingstone College and Clark Atlanta: “Neck” North Carolina A&T: “When I Was Your Man”
- Sleeper Battles – (No Consensus) Alcorn vs. Mississippi Valley, Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern, and Alcorn vs. Taladega
- Best 5th Quarter (not only 5th Quarter but good match-ups of the year) – (Consensus) The Magic City Classic (Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M)
Mentions – Alabama State vs. Southern, The Boombox Classic II (Jackson State vs. Southern), Tennessee State vs. Jackson State, Texas Southern vs. Southern, and Florida A&M vs. Bethune Cookman
- Sleeper Band – (Consensus) Miles, Taladega, and UAPB
Mentions – St. Augustine, Alabama AM, Savannah State, Morgan State, Virginia State, Grambling, and Mississippi Valley
- Best Halftime Show – (Consensus) North Carolina A&T (Honda Show, The Gangster Show, and Adrian Carroll BOTB)
Mentions – Southern (Soul Train dance routine)
- Best in the Stands – (Consensus) Southern
Mentions – Tennessee State, Bethune Cookman, and North Carolina A&T
- Best Overall Band – (Consensus) Bethune Cookman
Mentions – North Carolina A&T, Southern, and Jackson State
- Best Book (Repertoire) – (Consensus) Tennessee State
- Best Drill – (Consensus) Southern
Mentions – Howard, Ohio State, North Carolina A&T, and Bethune Cookman
- Best Conference – (Consensus) SWAC
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