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Throughout the game, the band performs custom-arranged rock and pop songs, as well as the traditional fight songs and cheers of the university. Band appearances at athletic events are funded primarily by student registration fees, a direct allocation from the Chancellor's Office and donations to the Solid Gold Sound Club.
Described by a Los Angeles Times reporter as "[t]he Heisman Trophy of the collegiate band world",  the award does not represent the winner of any championship, but rather a band surrounded by great music and tradition that has become respected nationally.
Field formations include fast moving precision drill progressions, letter blocks, pictures, concert arcs, and the famous Cursive UCLA formation. The band performs many different styles of shows, depending upon the occasion. The exception to the drum corps marching style is the traditional pregame "run-on" where the band rapidly high-steps onto the field into the block letter U-C-L-A formation.
The band was part of the welcoming group when John Philip Sousa visited Los Angeles inand were directed by Sousa in the performance of " Stars and Stripes Forever ". The band remained a military group until Inunder the direction of Leroy Allen, the group became an integral part of campus life, providing music at rallies and games. The original uniforms were military style, with military caps and waist-length capes.
Under directors C. Hunt and Patton McNaughton, the band increased in size to members by InClarence Sawhill became director of I ♥ Techno (Red Mix) - Various - La Villa Dance Ballrooms - Free Your Mind 9. Freeman Kelly James became the director of the marching band, a position he would hold until suffering a stroke at the UCLA- Cal football game in The band marched in a military style.
The band appeared in color on the cover of the November 26, issue of Sports Illustrated. This marks the first appearance by any UCLA organization on the cover of the magazine. In the s and s the band emulated the Queen's Guard. The band had a similar marching style, including the distinctive arm swinging, but also having the high "chair" step. The uniform pants were school colors blue and black trim, and imitation bearskin or tall busby hats. In the early s, the uniform coats were gold. The shoes were black with white spats.
Inwomen were admitted to the UCLA Band, as well as other college marching bands around the country as a response to the Title IX educational amendment. Many marching bands, including the UCLA Band, had women members or a women's auxiliary unit during World War IIbut the bands gradually became all-male organizations after the war. Inthe band wore gold jackets, navy blue pants, navy blue turtleneck sweaters, and no hat, for one game. They were never used after that.
Inthe school purchased new uniforms that were royal blue with yellow trim. The large overcoats had a white front with block vertical UCLA letters. There were tall white plush busby hats with blue and yellow plumes. Inthe band ordered newly designed uniforms, in the current military style. These uniforms were designed with band member input to replace the brightly colored uniforms. The uniforms consisted of navy blue wool trousers and coat with gold trim and white, knee-length, gold capes on the left shoulder.
The shoes were changed to white. White gloves were standard as well. The large bearskin hats were replaced by Shako hats with white 12" feather plumes.
An all-powder blue uniform was prototyped, but Draga Otee - Zdob și Zdub - Tabăra Noastra in favor of the navy blue. The color guard did wear powder blue uniform coats and skirts similar in style to the new uniforms for two years. In the band was outfitted with new Channel One Suite - UCLA Bruin Marching Band - The Solid Gold Sound at the USC game. Other elements from the uniforms were retained.
Travis Cross was appointed the new Wind Ensemble conductor in After victories, this Marsch Herzog Von Braunschweig - Various - Die Grosse Marschparade followed by " Rover ". This tradition began inwhen the band traveled to the Stanford game by ship from Los Angeles.
A small group of these students performed at various sports venues during the games, including those for Cycling, Gymnastics, Archery, Modern Pentathlon and Tennis. The band has also traveled with the volleyball teams to the championship sites. In Fallthe Varsity Band unveiled a new uniform for the reopening of newly renovated Pauley Pavilion, replacing the Aloha shirts the band had worn since UCLA's location near many of the major movie studios has helped to have the UCLA band to be selected to appear in many films where a marching band is needed.
It was listed by Newsday as one of the most memorable moments in the broadcast, the first international broadcast of the show. Because of the number of movies premiered in nearby Westwood and Hollywood, the UCLA Band has been invited periodically to be part of the festivities. The band also has made numerous TV appearances on televised college sports, shows and commercials.
National and regional broadcasts of UCLA athletic contests have included audio and video of the band in the stands or performing on the field. A recording of the band is on the double platinum album The Innocent Age released in by Dan Fogelberg.
The arrangement of the march was by Lawrence Fogelberg, a marching band director from Peoria, Illinoisand also Dan's father. Dan played the cymbals during the recording session. The band appeared in the Destiny's Child video "Bugaboo". Wyclef Jean appeared in the video as the Band's Drum Major, and also played the marching snare drum. The band has recorded several music records and compact discs.
Notable directors of the band include W. Henderson is currently on sabbatical and is scheduled to retire in The current interim director is Kevin McKeown. The current assistant director, as of July 1,is Ken Fisher. The director of bands from to Channel One Suite - UCLA Bruin Marching Band - The Solid Gold Sound Thomas Lee.
Gordon Henderson is currently serving as My Time After Awhile - Buddy Guy - The Treasure Untold of Bands.
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Sep 02, · The Solid Gold Sound of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band is a piece ensemble that performs at home UCLA football games and in smaller contingents at a variety of other collegiate sports events, band festivals, and private gigs of national and international scope.
UCLA Bruin Marching Band The UCLA Bruin Marching Band, known as The Solid Gold Sound, performs at games to build school spirit, enthusiasm and crowd energy. The band's high level of professionalism and showmanship has allowed them to not only play at games, but in movies such as the film Hello, Dolly and the comedy The Water Boy.
No one does it better than the Solid Gold Sound of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band. The Band travels to the San Francisco Bay area each fall for either the Stanford or Cal game, and has taken regular season trips to Notre Dame, Michigan, Texas, Miami, Ohio State, Colorado, Illinois, Washington, Tennessee, Arizona, and Arizona State.
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