Band Essays

  • My Band

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    I used to be in a band called Deft. There were five of us. Brandon, 19, was our singer, Rob,16, was lead guitarist, Kevin, 18, was the drummer, his little brother Jason, 16, was the bassist, and I played rhythm guitar. Kevin and I had been working together for four or five years, ever since he moved to Watertown. We had been in and out of several bands, but always stuck together. My dad came home one day and told us about a friend of his whose step-son played guitar. We called him up and had him

  • And The Band Played On

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    And the Band Played On The movie, And the Band Played On, discusses the origin of the AIDS virus and how it spontaneously spread across the world. It used the Ebola disease to foreshadow the forth coming of another serious disease. The world was not prepared to handle such a contagious plague. Doctors around the world assumed that the first cases of the HIV virus to be just an abnormality of a certain disease, their carelessness of this matter was the start to the spread of this disease. Throughout

  • The Band Bad Religion

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    Greg Graffin The band Bad religion was formed in the early eighties and has now been around over 15 years and has released over eight albums, the lead singer has continued his schooling and now has one bachelors degree ,a masters and is working on his Ph.D. Greg Graffin was born in 1965 in Wisconsin. His mother and father were divorced after his birth. In 1976 his mother his brother and him moved to San Fernando valley California, which is now the punk rock capital of the world. "Like millions

  • The Band Creed

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    What If The band that comes to my mind when someone mentions abstract lyrics is the modern, popular, yet sophisticated group, Creed. I thoroughly enjoy their music, although not strictly for entertainment purposes. They have extremely creative ways of stating feelings, telling stories, and sharing ideas through the lyrics they produce. Their song, entitled "What If," is an excellent version of poetic writing that exemplifies mixed emotion and portrays an undefined depth in meaning. It is quite

  • Cover Bands

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    to explain why I believe that cover songs are now a good thing. “Behind Blue Eyes” covered by Limp Bizkit is a song that I would have never heard had it not been covered. The Who originally recorded this song in 1971. Limp Bizkit is an alternative band that many younger people have great interest in. Many people my age are not as interested in what is now called “Classic Rock” as they are in alternative music. Therefore, this song would have never been heard if it wasn’t for Limp Bizkit. Another

  • I'm a Band Geek

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    I'm in the band. No, scratch that; I'm more than just in the band. I am the band. Unless, of course, that makes me sound conceited. In which case, I describe myself as an integral component to the marching band. The band would never be the same without me! I admit it: I'm a band nerd, a music nut, and a clarinet geek. You can describe me with whatever phrase you want. Regardless of how you look at it, I'll always be a band geek, and I'm proud of it! Not only am I in the band, but I am

  • Tabernacle: Mormon Hardcore Band

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    Then he appears on stage; his name: Kevin Barton; his band: Tabernacle. Like a reaper and his servants preparing you for the journey, seemingly to the gates of hell, the crowd waits with anticipation. The solemn look on all of their faces matches their attire: black shoes, black slacks, black pencil ties, and white shirts. These aren’t just any Mormons (actually none of them are) but rather masters of hardcore. What set them apart from other bands though are their unique blend of personality and character

  • Heritage Band Reflection

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    Starting at the end of this year two obstacles will be placed upon the Heritage Band. The opening of the new Frisco ISD campus, Memorial High School, and the large number of seniors graduating; this will impact us greatly due to the drastic portion of our band leaving us next marching season. This not only means the band will be smaller but the atmosphere will be different. The current HHS culture is very welcoming and friendly. These values filled up a part of me that felt absent as well as alleviating

  • The Extension of an Elastic Band

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    The Extension of an Elastic Band Aim & Hypothesis I anticipate that an increase in the load on the elastic band will result in an increase in the extension of it. I think that the extension will be proportional to the load on the elastic band. I think that there will be a certain amount or energy lost and that this will increase proportionally as the load increase. This will be lost due to heat energy. Safety RISK ASSESSMENT - LEVEL ONE This experiment does not carry many hazards

  • Marching Band Definition

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    football games, there are many other integral parts that make up the game day experience. Next to football, the marching band is a main act that is a big part of the overall experience. From the high school level all the way up to the college level, marching band has become a competitive and admired aspect of football games. If you look up at the stands of a football game with a marching band playing, you can more often times than not find fans singing and dancing along to the music that is hyping up both

  • Journal entry: Creating a Band With Friends

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    ..."lets do it man, lets start a band!" Now i had played the guitar for years now, played in a few bands.....nothing i ever saw potential in. Ben had had a very long stay with a great local band as their bass player and as that came to an end he started to learn the drums, which he called his true passion. New at the insturment he was, but no matter, we began lookin for other people to fill the band. His very good freind dave had long wanted to front a band and we all beleived he was just the

  • Band Narrative

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    What is a band? According to, a band is a group of instrumentalists playing music of a specialized type. Additionally, what does it take to be in a band? When I was little, me and my family used to go to a bunch of football games. Most of them were in Gautier, Pascagoula, and Moss Point because my aunts graduated from Moss point and my mother graduated from Gautier, but went to school in Pascagoula till her senior year. At every football game there was a band performance, and at halftime

  • The Band-Aid Approach- Not the Best Solution

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    The Band-Aid Approach- Not the Best Solution The band-aid approach has been the most common solution to working with students at risk. The name for this approach comes from the purpose of a band-aid; to cover up a problem but not fix it. A problem with this resolution is only having half-day sessions focusing on one topic for these students. This is not helping in the end because for the other half of the day, when they are in their regular classroom settings, this type of attention and teaching

  • Recording and Viewing Live Band Performances

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    and Viewing Live Band Performances Many people enjoy listening to music, but are always really excited to go see a live performance of their favorite bands. There’s something about the atmosphere of being with thousands of people who all love the same band you do. Everyone is going crazing and yelling and screaming for joy. Then the show ends. After the show fans usually stop by the souvenir stands and by a shirt or poster to commemorate their trip to see their favorite band play live. But, what

  • Free Narrative Essays - The Battle of the Bands

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    The Battle of the Bands The best and worst two days of my life took place at Bogarts with my band Radioactive Weasel last month.  We had practiced daily for near three years, and our group decided to pull together again and enter "The Battle of the Bands."  This was the first time we sparingly paid fifty dollars to perform anywhere. All the other competitions we had entered were mail in tapes and then wait for a response. We got out of bed at five in the morning, then raced to our drummer's

  • Marching Band Community

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    exactly what happens in marching band. Marching band is a way for people to find their place and make friends. It is very important not only for growth in music, but also for growth in character and friendship. There is only one requirement for marching band and that is to be able to play an instrument and be willing to practice hard. The people who join marching band do not need to have similar like and dislikes, majors, or even anything remotely in common. Marching band is not like many other communities

  • Is Marching Band A Sport Essay

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    Why Marching Band is a Sport? What do you consider a sport? Go back 30 years ago. Most schools only had your typical sports, like football and basketball. Today, most schools have more options for students. More extra curricular activities today are being considered sports, like bowling and golf. If those activities can be sports, why is marching band not considered a sport? While some people think marching band is not a sport, marching band is a sport, because it has physical exercise, professional

  • Lessons Learned from Band

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    I am a band parent. A proud band parent. I was in band many years ago. I had the privilege of being in the Spring/Westfield band program in Houston, Texas. The high school was divided into two separate schools my senior year, and I attended Westfield. The Spring and Westfield band programs both went on to win the ultimate marching band championship - Grand Nationals. I also attended college on a music scholarship. Many of my friends from college are band directors in Texas and other parts

  • Lamb To The Slaughter & The Speckled Band

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    Lamb To The Slaughter & The Speckled Band The mood at the Beginning of both stories is calm but there is a bit of tension. In the Speckled Band some of the words help to capture the mood like glancing, terrible and tragic. In Lamb to the Slaughter the words that help to capture the mood are warm, clean, empty and waiting. At the beginning of both stories you can't really tell what's going to happen. I think at the beginning of both stories, Lamb to the Slaughter is more appealing because

  • Regional Band Competition

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    Regional Band Competition The situation was insane. Not only did I have to make time in the busy schedule of my junior year to take a few days off from school to attend the District One East High School Band Festival, but I actually had to audition to get a decent seat. Don't get me wrong; I was thrilled about attending. I just wasn't looking forward to having to make up two day's worth of schoolwork. For once, I would be attending a festival where the seating arrangement wasn't based on