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The Marching Podcast Radio Network

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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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 22, 2017

Introducing Emonnie Jones. Emonnie is a senior at Ramona High School in Riverside, CA.  Emonnie is not in the band but her situation is one of the reasons The Marching Podcast was created, and we selected her this year to help rise awareness. Emonnie announces were she will attend college in the fall, she talks about celebrities and public figures and what their role should be. Finally we wrap up the podcast by coming across a possible solution, and with some words of encouragement from Dr. Maleta Wilson of HBCU Campus Tours and Jalani Bakari, the UC Riverside undergrad advisor for the Pi Rho Chapter of Omega Psi Phi. 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 18, 2017

Introducing Micheal Washington. Micheal is a senior a Woodlawn Leadership Academy High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. Micheal who is also the drum major of the marching band at Woodlawn, is ready to announce on our network where he will march in the fall. In addition, we have a couple of people that would like to give Micheal some words of encouragement as he steps out this fall. We are honored to support another scholar and we hope you enjoy the show. 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

Apr 25, 2017

Welcome to Off-Season 2017 Teaser here on The Marching Podcast Radio Network. We start this podcast with our latest promo giving people a taste of how it goes down here on the network. Our host steps in to introduce the new studio audience and we give a teaser about what and who will be coming to the network this spring, summer and the fall.....We hope you enjoy. 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

Feb 10, 2017

Welcome to the 2016-17 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we discuss the Granddaddy of battles The Honda BOTB from the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. We welcome Christy Walker and Rashad Watters to the podcast to talk about their 2017 experience. We ask if this was a great Honda and if the performances were worthy of the circumstance. We will discuss what jumped out at us from the event and we will ponder over if this will be the last Honda BOTB. We talk briefly about some of the articles written about the Honda and about HBCU Bands and we wrap up with some schools that we would have liked to see this year and some schools to see in 2018. 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/17Gl2e2t

Jan 5, 2017

Welcome to the 2016-17 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we discuss The Marching Tornadoes of Talladega College and their decision to march for the Inauguration this month. We welcome Christy Walker, Bridgette Bell and Rashad Watters to talk about how they feel about the parade and the plus and minus of the decision. 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/17Gl2e2t

Dec 22, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. We welcome back Bridgette Bell and Rashad Watters to talk about their Christmas plans and we discuss The Midwest Band Clinic that took place in Chicago, Ill. We also discuss an article from CollegeMarching.com announcing The National Collegiate Marching Band Championship that opens up a previous discussion about the state of HBCU marching bands. Finally we wrap up the podcast talking about the 2016 Celebration Bowl between The SWAC champ Grambling State vs. The MEAC champ North Carolina Central State. 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/17Gl2e2t

Dec 11, 2016

Welcome to the fourth installment the 2016 Prunalysis Podcast Series. We are happy to welcome Rashad Watters for another year to discuss marching band at our beloved schools. Part 4 will be the breakdown of the historical Magic City Classic pitting Alabama A&M against Alabama State University. This podcast will discuss the zero quarter, halftime and the fifth quarter that took place Oct. 29, 2016 in Birmingham, AL. 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

Dec 4, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. This is the second installment of the Bayou Classic Week. We talk to Kelli Charles about what she did for the holiday and what she thought about the performance from the two bands. We continue the discussion on the article published by HBCUDigest on the passing of Debra White the chancellor at North Carolina Central State University. Kelli gives her perspective about the Bayou Classic itself, traditions in our community, her experiences as a female educational admin, and recruiting athletes to HBCUs. 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/17Gl2e2t

Nov 29, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. This is the first installment of the Bayou Classic Week. We talk to Bridgette Bell about what she did last week for the holiday and we get into an article published by HBCUDigest on the passing of Debra White the chancellor at North Carolina Central State University. This sparks a conversation about women in leadership roles at HBCU's. We close out the show talking about the videos that we saw from the Bayou and we discuss various traditions in our HBCU band programs that should or should not be present in 2016. 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/17Gl2e2t

Nov 27, 2016

Welcome to the third installment the 2016 Prunalysis Podcast Series. We are happy to welcome Rashad Watters for another year to discuss marching band at our beloved schools. Part 3 is special because Rashad gives us four pillars to use when observing a marching band to help understand what we see. This podcast will discuss:

Benedict College - 8:57

Kentucky State University - 13:00

Norfolk State - 17:23

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

Nov 24, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we welcome back Christy Walker and Rashad Watters to talk about what they are thankful for. We tell each other what we did this week including Christy schooling us on the latest Harry Potter movie and we talk about one of the schools that is removing themselves from the 2017 Honda. Should the Honda have something in place to avoid this from happening? We finish up the show with talking about the Florida classic between FAMU and BCU and we touch a little on the Soul Bowl between the Boom and the Sounds of Dynamite. 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/17Gl2e2t

Nov 13, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we welcome back Christy Walker and Rashad Watters to talk about what they did this week and their experience with the 2016 US presidential election. We then get into the the 2017 Honda Battle of the Bands where we discuss the bands selected, if there were some bands that were not selected that we want to see, and bands that are on the come up that we hope to see in the Honda in 2018. 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/17Gl2e2t

Oct 28, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we talk The Southern Regional BOTB between Miles College and Talladega College. We welcome back Bridgette Bell and Rashad Watters to tell us what they did this week and we get into a discussion about philosophies in arranging music. We wrap up the podcast by discussing the battle between the two schools and the Pros and Cons of 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/17Gl2e2t

Oct 16, 2016

Welcome to Week 7 of the 2016 90 Degree Show. In this podcast we talk Crankfest 2016 and this years edition of the BoomBox Classic between Southern University and Jackson State University. We introduce a fan of the show and Sonic Boom Alum Andrea Snell who tells us what she does for a living and her experience at the Crankfest BOTB. We wrap up this podcast by talking with the Director of Media for the Human Jukebox Garrett Edgerson. Garrett tells us about his experiences at both events and what challenges him when filming games and battle of the bands. 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/17Gl2e2t

Oct 3, 2016

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2016 90 Degree Show. This week Rashad and I talk about the new Netflix series Luke Cage and we discuss what it takes for black shows to appeal to a national American audience. Next we talk about the Thursday night game between North Carolina A&T and Hampton. Rashad attended that game where he gives us his experience using FaceBook Live. Last we wrap up the week with Jackson State vs. Mississippi Valley where we introduce a new director to the rivalry. 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/17Gl2e2t

Oct 1, 2016

Welcome to Week 5 of the 2016 90 Degree Show. This week we introduce a new voice to the show Ms. Bridgette Bell, a Morgan State Grad. Bridgette and I will talk about what we did this week including baby dedications and homework. Next we go over the Howard vs. Morgan State game that she attended, were she tells us something that we should be concerned about. 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/17Gl2e2t

Sep 19, 2016

Welcome to Week 4 of the 2016 90 Degree Show. This week our host talks about FAMU vs. Tuskegee with Mr. John Lennard, the head band director at Tuskegee. Find out how Mr. Lennard felt 'as the enemy'. We then talk about the battle and the halftime show between Prairie View A&M and Alabama A&M with Barney Smart of Double Time Entertainment and Rashad Watters of Block Band Music and Publishing. The 90 Degree Show coins another phrase in our craft. 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/17Gl2e2t

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

Sep 12, 2016

Welcome to Weeks 2 & 3 of the 2016 90 Degree Show. For week 2 we talk to Issac Orton who marched in the band with our host. Issac will tell us about the JSU experience in Vegas and how the band performed against UNLV. For Week 3 we talk about The Southern Heritage Classic with Gerard Howard of HBCUBands.com, and  Rashad Watters aka 'Prune Juice'. We take time to give props to Gerard for a prestigious recognition along with a walk back through history about our craft and the internet. Finally we talk about HBCU events that everyone should attend. 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 7, 2016

Welcome to the second part of the 2016 Prunalysis Podcast Series. We are happy to welcome Rashad Watters for another year to discuss marching band at our beloved schools. Part 2 takes place in Charlotte, NC at the Queen City Battle of the Bands. This podcast will discuss:

Bethune Cookman University - 2:38

Southern University - 17:34

PrunRankings - 42:20

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 5, 2016

Welcome to the first episode of the 2016 Prunalysis Podcast Series. We are happy to welcome Rashad Watters for another year to discuss the marching band at our beloved schools. Part 1 takes place in Charlotte, NC at the Queen City Battle of the Bands. This podcast we will discuss:

Benedict College - 4:27

Taladega College - 6:13

NC Central - 17:42

Tennessee State - 27:21

NC A&T - 43:01

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 3, 2016

Introducing Keenan Bush. Keenan is the owner and founder of KeenVizion. KeenVizion is a design and branding company that produces apparel based on custom brands and logos. Kennan also participated in the same organization in high school with our host. In this podcast we find out where Keenan is from, what organization he worked in with our host, where he went to college and the experiences that helped him start his business. 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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