“That Dan Band Show” is a podcast that covers all areas of the marching arts, or what many refer to simply as “band.” Dan sits down with designers, teachers, judges, and members to give you a behind-the-scenes look at the band world.
That Dan Band Show, Ep. 38: Art, Criticism, and...
In this episode of That Dan Band Show, Dan delves into artistic interpretation, criticism, their histories, and how they apply to art and drum corps
That Dan Band Show, Ep. 37: Atlanta to the End
In this episode of That Dan Band Show, Dan breaks down the scores from the 2023 DCI Southeastern Championship and makes predictions for Allentown & Finals
What does the DCA/DCI Partnership Really Mean f...
In this episode of That Dan Band Show, Dan breaks down the DCI/DCA partnership and what it will mean for all-age drum corps.
Dan's Takeaways from WGI 2023
Following the conclusion of World Championships, Dan talks about his 10 takeaways from the 2023 WGI season
Tommy Roam on Percussion Education & Passion
With less than a month before WGI Percussion World Championships, Dan sits down with his friend Tommy Roam of The Bluecoats and Kettering Fairmont High School. They discuss holistic approaches to percussion education, how Tommy has built the culture between his middle school and high school programs, and their current outlooks on 2023 Percussion Independent World.
Talking Shop with WGI Judge Teddy Mascari
The 2023 indoor season has officially begun as groups roll out their shows locally and video clips of lots and shows start to populate across social media. With WGI Percussion Regional season kicking off this weekend, Dan sits down with his friend Teddy Mascari, a Music Effect judge for Winter Guard International and an educational leader in Upstate New York. They discuss approaches to judging and how to give great feedback, a judge’s relationship to the programs they adjudicate, ways of interpreting the sheets, and various trends within indoor percussion and the marching arts.
New Year Same Me with the Aged Out Podcast
Dan catches up with his friends Mike Fantini and Evan Worrell from the Aged Out Podcast. They discuss their outlook on 2023 DCI percussion, the recent rule proposals from the DCI Rules Congress, and what they expect to see this year in WGI percussion.
Sergio Bravo of Marching Vlogs
Dan sits down with Sergio Bravo, Co-Creator and Operations Manager of the online platform Marching Vlogs
Audition Tips with Vic Lee of the Bluecoats
Dan sits down with Vic Lee, one of the 2022 Bluecoats drum majors, to discuss best practices for preparing and auditioning for drum corps
10 Years in with Andrew Monteiro of GMU and The...
Dan sits down with one of his best friends Andrew Monteiro, the Front Ensemble Arranger & Sound Designer for George Mason University Indoor Drumline, Reading Buccaneers, and as of 2023, The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps
Scott Johnson and the Blue Devils Drumline: Key...
Scott Johnson, Percussion Director and Designer for the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps, sits down with Dan to discuss the ingredients to BD's success across multiple decades
The Mind Behind the Blue Devils
Dan sits down with Scott Chandler, legendary Program Coordinator & Choreographer for the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps
My Top 10 Takeaways from 2022 DCI Finals
Dan gives you his top 10 takeaways from the 2022 DCI Finals
Masters of the Summer Music Games, DCI Southeas...
On today's episode, Dan discusses the scores from the past 3 major DCI events as the corps make their final push into 2022 World Championships.
DCI San Antonio and the Push Toward Finals
Recapping the Southwestern Championship & Pushing Towards Finals
Scores and Recaps and Rankings... Oh My!
Dan chats about the DCI competitive narrative up to this point, and discusses Crown's 2022 season with Rick Subel, Artistic Director of Carolina Crown
DCI 2022 Preview
Dan spends this episode taking a look at some early season content, discussing the first shows, and providing his reactions and early season projections.
The Tim Fairbanks Episode
With the WGI Advisory Board meetings approaching, Dan sits down with WGI Vice President, Steering Committee Member, and Director and Visual Designer of Rhythm X, Tim Fairbanks.
WGI Percussion 2022 Recap with Ivan Fees
Dan sits down with Graphic Designer Ivan Fees to catch up on the first WGI Percussion finals in 3 years, how the competition shook out, and where the activity appears to be headed.
Chopping it up with Josh Brickey
Josh Brickey, Battery Coordinator of Rhythm X and Percussion Caption Head of the Cavaliers, joins Dan to catch up on how the 2022 WGI season is going, what current trends are going on in the marching percussion world, and Josh's secret to consistently...
Growing into Percussion with Jessica Williams
Dan is joined by Jessica Williams, Instructor of Percussion at Alabama State University. They discuss her evolution from a young pianist to a professional percussionist, how she found a passion for the steelpan, and how she's successfully maneuvered...
It's Not a Xylophone with Drew Tucker
Freelance percussion educator and performer Drew Tucker finally demystifies the age-old question: is a vibraphone a xylophone? Just kidding...it's not. But he does talk about his growth from marching arts member to professional musician, his opinions...
Uncovering the Ins-and-Outs of College Recruiti...
Eric Lake is the Senior Customer Success Manager at CaptainU. He and Dan discuss the mechanics of college recruiting and uncover what the performing arts can learn from athletic recruiting.
Perspectives on Judging and Teaching with Omar ...
Omar Carmenates is a highly regarded judge, teacher, and designer in the marching percussion world. He currently serves as the Associate Professor of Percussion at Furman University. Dan and Omar sit down to discuss contemporary perspectives on...
Approaches to Sound Design and Thinking Bigger ...
Dan and marching arts sound designer Bryson Teel sit down to discuss the primacy of sound design, how marching arts design can reach a broader audience, and where the marching arts are headed as we enter into the new year.