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The Marching Podcast Network is a network of podcasts with the purpose to inspire, educate and show positive images in the community. Our network produces podcasts about college marching bands, business, college preparatory, instrumentation development and one on one interviews with strong role models in the community.
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May 4, 2019

In this episode we meet Amelya Hardaway. Amelya works as a dentist at Christ Community Dental in the Memphis area and went to school with our host. In this episode we find out where Amelya is from, talk the good ole days in undergrad and her path to success as a proud HBCU grad. This podcast is brought to you by SAY Marketing and Promotions (6:36), Block Band Music & Publishing (5:09) Kevin Peete of RE/MAX PATRIOTS (7:26) BlockUsUp.com (5:55) SmokeeOs BBQ (8:09)

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 Amelya From - 9:24

First HBCU Experience - 10:13

Deciding on a Career Path - 12:34

High School - 16:22

Most Difficult Class in Undergrad - 17:33

Memories of Amelya - 20:12

Most Memorable Time - 23:18

After Undergrad - 27:15

All About Medical School - 31:50

After Medical School - 38:56

Most Memorable Experience in the Field - 42:50

Current Position into Promotion - 49:04

What Part of Dentistry is Taxing - 53:27

Closing - 59:44

Mar 24, 2019

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)

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:

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









Mar 5, 2019

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

Feb 12, 2019

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

Jan 29, 2019

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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

Jan 22, 2019

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 (Who was a former brass instructor you worked with), 1:33:08 (What are some things to improve the band world.)

The 5th Quarter - 1:43:43, 2:02:40

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

Closing - 2:07:02

Jan 19, 2019

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

 

Apr 9, 2018

We welcome The Rogers Brothers to the show. The Rogers Brothers have an interactive show on YouTube called Rogers Brothers React. On their show they watch HBCU marching band videos along with their followers and give their take on what they see live. In this podcast we find out where the brothers are from, were they went to school, how they started their show and they tell us about their experiences since starting the show. 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

Jan 1, 2018

We welcome back Gregory Drane Director of Athletic Bands at Penn State University. We catch up with Greg to see how he is doing since our first interview from back in July 2015. We get his most memorable experience since taking over, and we talk about politics and the positives and negatives of his job. We touch on the Bethune Cookman commencement from 2017 and we find out his goals for the future in his current position. 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

Nov 5, 2017

Introducing Ernest Stackhouse. Ernest the owner, founder and editor of the band blog BlockUsUp.com. Ernest also marched in college and was a part of one of our host's favorite stories from his marching days. In this podcast we find out where Ernest is from, where he marched in college, what he did after college and his path to starting the blog. This podcast is brought to you by Block Band Music & Publishing, BlockUsUp.com and SAY Marketing and Promotions.  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/17Gl2e2

Oct 17, 2017

Introducing Elijah Thompson. Elijah is recent alumni of Jackson State and marched in the band from 2012- 2016. Elijah marched trumpet like our host and was originally interviewed about the Alcorn game last season in 2016. We introduce our Beta Choppin It Up 2.0 as we catch up with what he has been doing since graduation. In this podcast we find out where Elijah is from, where he went to high school, his thoughts on the 2016 season and the exciting things he has been doing since finishing JSU. Elijah also opens the conversation about Mass Bands and gives his two cents on the topic. This podcast is brought to you by Block Band Music & Publishing, BlockUsUp.com and SAY Marketing and Promotions.  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/17Gl2e2

Oct 8, 2017

Introducing Jeanetta Hopkins. Jeanetta is the owner and founder of Bull City Music School and went to college with our host. Jeanetta has an extensive background in the arts which lead to her becoming an entrepreneur in the music field. In this podcast we find out where Jeanetta is from, her background in music and her path to starting Bull City Music School. This podcast is brought to you by Block Band Music & Publishing, Double Time Entertainment, and SAY Marketing and Promotions.  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/17Gl2e2

Aug 24, 2017

Introducing Tomisha Price Brock. Tomisha is the Head Band Director at Clark Atlanta University. Tomisha has had an interesting path in our craft and we are honored to bring you this conversation. In this podcast we find out where Tomisha is from, where she went to school, her educational path from a young age as well as her a career path to the Atl. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. 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/17Gl2e2

Jul 21, 2017

Introducing Brittany Rucker. Brittany is the Director of Operations of Exactitude Dance Competition LLC. The Exactitude Dance Competition is a new age dance experience where elegance and poise meet majorette and pom routines. Brittany created this competition for young dancers who desire a little friendly competition within the majorette world. In this podcast we find out where Brittany is from, and where she went to school. Brittany also tells us how her experiences helped her start a business and create the dance competition. Finally we end the podcast with some female empowerment. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. 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/17Gl2e2

Jun 21, 2017

Introducing Ira Coleman and JP Laffsum aka Bam Bam and Roselyn Banks. Make sure to check out the videos #LetEmMarch about mother trying to get her son to march drum major in a school band. We are honored to talk with these two comedians about were they are from, their experiences in comedy and where they get their motivation for their craft and for the characters they have created. We get a chance at the end to talk with Bam Bam and Roselyn and we wrap up the podcast with a special ending shot out to an entertainer that passed this week. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. 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/17Gl2e2

May 6, 2017

Introducing Robert aka Bob Lane the coordinator for the National Collegiate Marching Band Championships and Festival. The showcase of America's best college bands beginning December 1 and ending on the 3rd in Columbia, SC 2017. In this podcast we find out about Bob's background and how he got to setup this awesome event. Then we get the itinerary and details of the weekend including judging, the categories, and the other events planned around the competition. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. 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/17Gl2e2

Sep 17, 2016

Introducing Dr. Martinrex Kedziora. Dr. Kedziora is the Chief Academic Officer at the Moreno Valley School District. Dr. Kedziora, has a connection with our host from back east and has an inspirational and important story on how he landed in California. In this podcast we find out where he is from, how he became an educator and how his influence and experiences have been a benefit to young people. We also get a brief history about integration in the United States beginning in the late 60's. This podcast is brought to you by Double Time Entertainment. DaEdge 1 Productions, Block Band Music & Publishing. 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/17Gl2e2

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