Episode 1.9 - "Military Bands"

In this episode of One More Time, we explore military bands from Sousa to today. Scott Schwartz (Director of the Sousa Archive and Center for American Music) tells us about Sousa serving with the Great Lakes Navy Band during World War I. Col. Michael Colburn (Former Director of "The President's Own" Marine Band, retired) provides a two-minute rehearsal technique. We talk with Colonel Jason K. Fettig (Director of "The President's Own" Marine Band) and Lieutenant Kelly Cartwright (Navy Pacific Fleet Band Bandmaster) about their experiences in the military bands. The episode wraps up with Viet Cuong discussing his piece "Diamond Tide" in the Source Material segment.