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The Man Behind the Baton


The Man Behind the Baton provides an in-depth look at the life and times of the Maestro, the Law and the Legend.TM  Dr. William Patrick Foster: a man who overcame adversity, a man who worked exceptionally hard, a man who created a legacy.  Dr. Foster’s ties to Florida A&M University (FAMU) and the world he lived in are forever present because his commitment to excellence in making the world-renowned FAMU Marching “100” Band a sound to remember.  Dr. Foster is the Man Behind the Baton. 

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March Brilliante - Dr. W.P. Foster

Band Pageantry:  A Guide for the Marching Band

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​​Band Pageantry is an elaborate and spectacular performance, executed by a marching band, and designed for the entertainment of the public pre-game, half-time and post-game periods of football games.  This book attempts to establish a guide through which the educational and cultural values in band pageantry may be realized.  The reader possesses a working familiarity with the organization of the marching band, together with the knowledge of participation skills.