1963 Redmen Marching Band season

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John Jenkins (or JJ as most of us unofficially called him) became the director this year and we changed! We went from marching military style to the "Michigan style" high step with 8 steps to 5 yards. This was not without consequences and there was a rumor/story/legend that the intense band practices sent more folks to the infirmary than the football team during their practices! Mr. Jenkins brought along arrangements by Jerry Bilik and we began using "Say It With Music" as the transition between formations during half-time performances.