Edited by Azizi Powell
This post showcases five videos of HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) show style marching bands entering football stadiums. The video that is given as Example #1 features nine HBCU marching bands. Videos #2 - #5 feature additional HBCU marching bands.
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Example #1: HBCU Bands Stadium Entrance Comparisons
keavon runnels, Published on Aug 15, 2015
Special Projects for my students to assist in explaining various styles of HBCU bands and traditions when entering stadiums. Pay close attention to the differences in arm movement, horn swing, knee lift style, even various ways (if any) head movement to show off plumes and helmets.
Here are the featured bands in the order of their appearance in this video (with times, and marching band names that were shown in the on-screen script)
1. Southern University Human Jukebox (.001-4:35)
2. Morris Brown College Wolverine Band (4:36–7:05)
3. Texas Southern University Ocean Of Soul (7:06–10:38)
4. Bethune-Cookman (10:39-14:38)
5. South Carolina State University [?] (14:39-16:14)
Note: This university wasn't identified on-screen. The band's uniforms had the letters "SCSU".
6. Jackson State University Sonic Boom Of The South (16:15-19:44)
7. Florida A&M Marching Band (19:45-23:31)
8. Norfolk State University Spartan Legion (23:32-25:51)
9. Prairie View A&M State University Marching Storm (25:51-27:41)
Example #2: Miles College- Tunnel into Legion Field: Labor Day Classic 2011
BandTube High Definition, Uploaded on Sep 5, 2011
Miles College's PMM enters Legion Field vs. Morehouse College
Example #3: Alabama State Marching in Magic City Classic
Double Time Entertainment, Published on Oct 30, 2012
Example #4: Alcorn vs MVSU 2013 ~ Stadium Entrance
Alcorn Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite, Published on Sep 17, 2013
Alcorn State University (Mississippi) vs Mississippi Valley State University
Grambling State University- Bayou Classic Battle of The Bands Entrance (2015)
Marvin Price Published on Nov 28, 2015
Bayou Classic Battle of The Bands 2015!
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