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Each member is controlled by an Arduino Uno which is hooked up to an iPad running the MIDI sequencer app Nord Beat. Acito either gets them to play a pre-programmed song or they can do a live show with Acito controlling the MIDI sequencer in real-time.
Photo by Giuseppe Acito.
via The Creators Project.
Top Secret Drum Corps is a precision drum corps based in Basel, Switzerland. With 25 drummers and colorguard members, the corps became famous for its demanding six-minute routine performed at the Edinburgh Tattoo in 2003. With its invitation to Edinburgh, Top Secret became one of the first non-military, non-British Commonwealth acts to perform on the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle.
A short clip from Italian television in 1960, I Can’t Get Started + Manteca by Dizzy Gillespie on trumpet, Leo Wright on alto sax, Junior Mance on piano, Art Davis on bass and Teddy Stewart on drums.
The cheeks make their first appearance just after the 50s mark and really get going at 2 minutes and again at 4m50s.
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards’ Pipes and Drums — “a section of pipers (playing the Great Highland Bagpipe), a section of snare drummers… several tenor drummers and usually one, though occasionally two, bass drummers.”
With a history that is over 300 years old, the SCOTS DG regiment’s Pipes and Drums was established in the 1920s and more officially in the 1940s. Between deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, they have more recently released albums and have toured widely, performing in concerts and parades.