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Girls in the Band


“I chose the trombone because the trombone players in the marching band always got to be up front with the majorettes (because of the slides) and I loved that.” – Quincy Jones.

I’ve always wanted to make a feature documentary film called “Girls in the Band” about majorettes in bands across America. I was once a parade-o-holic, with particular interest in baton twirling. The synchronicity of marching and gesturing grabbed my eye and held it.  I’ll probably never make the film, but here are a few classic American twirlerettes.

Watch a real march here.








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