The East Coast Jazz is a nationally competitive drum and bugle corps headquartered in Malden, Massachusetts, one of the few competitive drum corps left in New England. The corps is sponsored by Youth In The Arts, Inc., a non-profit Massachusetts corporation. The East Coast Jazz developed from the heritage of The Malden Ambassadors and The Malden Diplomats, both very successful drum corps. It has been under the same directorship since 1972.
Boston Crusaders Drum Corps Summer Tour
The Cascades, founded in 1957, is the oldest nationally touring drum and bugle corps in the Pacific Northwest. Members of the Cascades come from throughout Washington, Idaho and Oregon in addition to other western states and Canada.
Star of Indiana originated as a 128-member unit which competed in the demanding arena of international drum and bugle corps competition. It was the first corps in history to finish in the Top Ten at Drum Corps International’s (DCI) World Championships in its first year of competition. Top Ten finishes in the World Championships followed annually until the group ended its competitive career after the 1993 season.