Drum corps history book price reduced

We have just reduced the price of both volume 1 and 2 of “A History of Drum & Bugle Corps” for Christmas gift sales. The original selling price was $85.00 plus shipping. For a limited time, the price is now $40.00 plus shipping. You can click on the icon on the front page of this site labeled “History Books” to place an on-line order.

Each nearly five-pound volume features a black vinyl, leather-like cover, and contains 432 information-packed pages. There are approximately 1,400 photographs and illustrations in each book, along with a massive quantity of details covering the past 80 years of the drum and bugle corps activity.

The first book was published in June 2002 and the second in June 2003. The inventory of volume 1 copies is now less than 80 copies and there will be no additional copies printed. Approximately 1,000 copies of volume 1 are also still available.

To place an order via telephone, call the Drum Corps World Office — 1-800-554-9630 — between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM Central time, seven days a week using your VISA or MasterCard.

These books contain scores from all the major competitions between 1921 and 2002, a master list of nearly 7,500 drum and bugle corps that have existed over the past eight decades, profiles on 86 junior and senior corps during that time span, and much more. For a specific list of chapters, click on the “History Book” icon on the front page of this site.