Brendan Mason demonstrates the leading edge drumming arrangements to tradtional fife music of the Connecticut Patriots Fife & Drum Corps.
Moodus Drum & Fife Corps with Amy Armstrong - Rudimental Roots History
- Fife: Sherry McLaughlin, Terri Anderson Murray, Jamie Murray
- Snare: David Strong, Jeff Sanborn and Amy Armstrong and Patrick Murray
- Bass: Erin McNamara
Narrator - Sue Cifaldi
Middle River Ancients from Maryland will play “Thunder & Lightening”, “The Black Pearl” and “Just Having Fun".
Performers: Nick Biscotti, Ron Church, Charlie Kammer, Bill Hartman, Bill Mojica and Bill Strickland.
The New York Drummers Association (NYDA) performs some standard, "Ancient" drum pieces as they might have been performed in the early days.
Bill McGrath, Jr is accompanied by his club members on rope snare: Dale Andrews, Doug Morrow, Paul Hallifax with Harry Jenkins on bass drum.
Bill also presents a special memorial for the late World Hall of Fame and NYDA drummer, Doug Kleinhans.
Please play the video to see and hear more........................
Jim Clark gives the United States Association of Rudimental Drummer attendees a most interesting, in-depth account of the early history of the drum with fife.
The recently published author gives us his personal insight into his early life in the fife and drum world of The Connecticut Valley.
The following video should be viewed in its entirety; there's so much to learn, see and hear!...........................................
U.S.M.A. Hellcats Warming Up at the 2012 U.S.A.R.D.Convention
The video below shows the Hellcats warming up prior to their evening performance at the 2012 United States Association of Rudimental Drummers convention.
The complete performance video will be coming up soon.