• Directors In Advance Band One Uniform
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    Management Plan Attendance: You are expected to be at all rehearsals and all events. During band camp, attendance is extremely important because you will miss that day's new material, and may have to be written out of the show. It is very difficult for new members to make up what they have missed. Any conflicts should be handled IMMEDIATELY! ALSO Since the band functions as a single unit and not a group of individuals, Band performances are diminished by even a single absence. Hence, you will be...
  • Why Band Students Skills Music
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    Why Band? It's a question we all ask ourselves from time to time: 'Why am I doing this? Is it really worth it?' For band directors, the question comes up a little more FREQUENTLY. The long rehearsals, hours of preparation and planning. Budget, buses and banged up tubas. Counseling and consoling. Lesson planning to tour planning.' Why are you doing this?' Someone asked me once, 'It's only band'. It's only band? Studies show that those high school students least likely to be involved with drugs ar...
  • Dave Matthews Band Official Website 1997
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    When the contemporary Dave Matthews Band came out in 1991, they had no idea what was in store for them. The Dave Matthews Band has influenced many people and have also contributed to the great musical movement of the 1990 s and of today. The Dave Matthews Band takes from widely varied musical interests of five musicians to create a unique sound that combines the influences of folk, jazz, rock, world beat, and reggae. David Matthews, the band's namesake and lead guitarist and vocalist, began to a...
  • Spinal Tap Band Movie Member
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    This is Spinal Tap While attempting to be nothing more than a comical spoof of the music industry, Spinal Tap was instead rocketed to cult icon status. The characters in the movie are so fully thought out that almost all rock and roll bands that became popular prior to and half a decade later than the release of the movie fit the stereotypes presented by this fictitious band that ended up being more real than any other legitimate bands of the time. The days of disco had long faded by the 1984 re...
  • Ramy Sidky Band Drummer Period
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    ISENGARDBiographyIsengard was formed during October 2002 by the two guitarists Ramy Sidky and Wael Sameh... Their aim was to create and develop artful and innovative melodic music. After a short period of time, the bassist Abdalla, who had been jamming with the guitarist Ramy Sidky for a long time, joined the band. Then an intensive seek for a drummer and a vocalist took place by the band members until the drummer Ahmed Abdelsalam joined the band. Knowing that power metal vocalists are rare spec...
  • Ben Folds Five Band Sound Called
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    Ben Folds Five Ben Folds Five is a band who started in 1994. Ben Folds Five is a trio not a quintet, which it is often mistaken for. The band originated in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Ben Folds Five is known for its half punk and half alternative sounds. The famous band Styx and the famous band Journey have given Ben Folds Five music the title of punk rock for sissies. In the late 1980 s, Ben Folds played bass in a band called Maj = sha. The band was not very successful. Maj = sha only cut one...
  • Office Assistant Band Things Position
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    The very first practice together was the most intimidating experience I have ever had. A group of freshman, including myself, were waiting in the Chorus room and then it was time. We walked into the double doors and the whole West Haven High School band was standing up and clapping. I thought to myself, "Why are they clapping?" After everyone was seated, our director, Mr. Crabtree said, "This is your family for the next four years." It wasn't until my senior year in high school that I found out ...
  • Buffalo Springfield Band Stills Rock
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    Aside from the Byrds, the only other band that had a tremendous influence on folk-rock and country-rock in the sixties was Buffalo Springfield. They were noted as a key impact upon the counter-culture of the sixties, and their music is symbolic of the turbulence and controversy that surfaced during harsh times of war. The group's formation was coincidental and legendary. Stephen Stills and Richie Furay were driving on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles in early April 1966, when by chance they pulle...
  • Metallica Band Years Playing
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    Metallica Introduction Metallica was a band that that started out in the garage of one of the members when they were in high school. The band went through many changes and tragedies and found solutions for them and somehow remained playing. They started in 1980 as one of the first, if not the first Black/Metal band. Their popularity decreased in 1987 and form there they went on to become really popular later on. Summary Metallica started playing in 1980 and are still a band to this day. They hav...
  • A Portrait Of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech
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    A Portrait of Duke Ellington By Tracy Frech Duke Ellington is considered to be one of the greatest figures in the history of American music. Edward Kennedy 'Duke' Ellington was born in Washington D. C. on April 29, 1899. His parents were James Edward and Daisy Kennedy Ellington. They raised Duke as an only child, until his sister, Ruth, was born when Duke was sixteen years old. Duke, even as a teenager, had a great talent for music. Inthe beginning of his musical life, Duke began to take a prom...
  • Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath
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    The Prince of Darkness and Black Sabbath On December 3 rd, 1948, John Michael Osbourne was born in Birmingham, England. This child would suffer many hardships throughout his life, but somehow would force himself to overcome them. This man that came to be known as Ozzy fronted the most famous classic metal bad of all time, Black Sabbath. After trying work, Ozzy moved to petty theft, and then ended up in jail. Ozzy decided to try music as a career. He began to look for bands to join and soon foun...
  • Bon Jovi Band Jon Album
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    Bon Jovi is a popular pop / rock band. The band members are Jon Bon Jovi, Richard Sambora, David Bryan, and Tico Torres. The rock group, Bon Jovi, was formed in 1983. Over the years the rock group has won many awards. In 1987 they were awarded the American Music Award for the Best Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group. Then in 1990 they won the Golden Globe Award for Best Song for their song, Blaze of Glory, from Young Guns II soundtrack. Many thought that Bon Jovi had passed its peak when the rock world...
  • Energy And Us Potential Kinetic Band
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    Energy Energy is the name given to the ability to do work. Work and energy are measured in the same units. People often confuse energy, power, and force. Force is a push or a pull on an object or body. The amount of work is determined by the strength of the force used and the distance through which it moves. Power measures the rate at which work is done. There are 2 different kinds of energy. Potential energy is often called stored energy. It represents work that has already been done. A rock l...
  • Band Rose Usa Guns
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    Biography The founding members of the most controversial heavy rock band of the late 1980 s included Axl Rose (b. William Bailey, 6 February 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA) and Izzy Stradlin (b. Jeffrey Isbell, 8 April 1962, Lafayette, Indiana, USA). Vocalist Rose, who had first sung at the age of five in a church choir, met guitarist Stradlin in Los Angeles in 1984. He changed his name to Rose at the age of 17 when he discovered who his real father was, the Axl prefix coming from a band with who...
  • Pearl Jam Everclear And No Doubt
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    Pearl Jam, Everclear, and No Doubt Almost everyone has a favorite band. People buy CD's and tapes to not only listen to the music that they like, but to support that band. There are many, many different types of music, and usually a certain band will fit into a specific type of music. I listen mostly to alternative / grunge music. And by coincidence the three bands I'm going to talk about are all from the west coast. I am going to talk a little bit about three of my favorite bands in that catego...
  • Radar Applications Long Range
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    Radar applications by frequency: HF (3 to 30 MHz) The very first British radar system chain home used the HF band, but it was soon realised that these frequencies were becoming too crowded with other users and they suffered from too much external noise for serious use. The HF band is still good for long-range over-the-horizon radar. (See examples of radar systems) VHF (300 to 1, 000 MHz) Used for Military airborne early warning (AEW) radars. UHF is good for aircraft and missile detection in the ...
  • Heavy Metal Metallica Band Album
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    Metallica have easily been arguably the best, most influential and most respected Heavy Metal band of the 80's and the 90's. Instead of drifting off in their own success, they brought the music back down to Earth, back to the street, where it belongs. The band formed after a series of events in 1981: Lars Ulrich, a Danish born drummer living in the Bay Area of San Francisco, was looking for someone to 'jam' with. He put an add in the local Trading Post, 'The Recycler,' stating that he was intere...
  • A Rock Concert Band Audience Crowd
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    Listing "] Crowd waiting in anticipation "] Different kinds of people "] Roar of crowd when band started to perform "] Band screamed and jumped on the stage "] Audience followed the band "] Everyone was singing along "] Head banging "] Loud electric guitars "] Band member threw himself into the audience "] Sang all their greatest hits "] Drummer did a fantastic solo "] Closing song was topped with fireworks and confetti Final Draft The Rock Show It was the most anticipated rock concert in the hi...
  • Pink Floyd Band Press Gilmour
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    Pink Floyd is the top space-rock band. Ever since the mid-'60's, their music has sampled with electronics and all manner of special effects to push the "normal" format to their outer limits (Richie Unterberger). The band has wrestled with lyrical themes and concepts of such massive scale that their music has taken on almost classical quality, in both sound and words Richie Unterberger). The history of Pink Floyd is full of unfortunate obstacles although; they were musical and cultural pioneers, ...
  • Beto Cuevas Andres Bobe
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    There are many rock bands in the world. One of them is the Spanish singing band of La Ley (The Law). Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo or "Beto' as everybody knows him, is the vocalist and the image of the band. Thanks to Beto? s hard work, dedication, and education, La Ley has exported their music all over Latin America and the United States. To begin, Alberto Cuevas was born in Santiago de Chile, the capital of Chile, September the 12 th, 1967. When he was four years old, he moved to live in Venezue...