The Atlanta Drumline is taking drumming and showmanship to another level! This drumline is heralded for its precision, custom arrangements, intense spirit and phenomenal sound. From the time the drumline enters the performance arena, you know that you are in for a treat! The Atlanta Drumline is known throughout the nation for its technical artistry and strong commitment to excellence in all areas of performance. Under the dynamic and innovative musical mastery of Cedric V. Young, The Atlanta Drumline includes Atlanta’s finest young percussionists. The Atlanta Drumline is unstoppable!
The members of The Atlanta Drumline have been featured in many venues, including the 1999 NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons Parade, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Home Depot, and numerous concerts. They have collaborated with known personalities, including the SOS Band. They have been featured during the half-time festivities of Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Hawks home games. The talented musicians have been featured in the gospel video, “Highly Recommended” produced and directed by Darryl Lassiter, and the movie, Pay the Price, which was released on video and DVD on December 10, 2002. The members of The Atlanta Drumline collaborated with music mogul, Dallas Austin, and are featured in the 20th Century Fox movie, Drumline. In this movie, the percussionists were members of the fictitious “Atlanta A & T Band.” Also as members of the world-renowned Clark Atlanta University Band drum section is featured as the fictitious “Delta A & M” percussion section, which ignites sparks with the Atlanta A & T percussion section and world-renowned Morris Brown College percussion section. Drumline and Pay the Price were shot on the historic campuses of Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College and the Georgia Dome.
Although this Drumline is relatively new, the members have been very active participants in bands that have performed in Atlanta and throughout the United States. This new Drumline is quickly being noticed and recognized for its precision and professionalism. Look out! The Atlanta Drumline may be coming to a neighborhood near you!
More History and Highlights Members of The Atlanta Drumline have participated in the following:Home Depot National Convention, Rap recording arts video with Outcast, 2003 NBA All-Star Weekend in Atlanta, NBA All-Star Weekend Grand Opening, NBA Celebrity Basketball Game, Rap star, Lil’ Kim, at the Georgia Dome, the featured on MTV and the BET Mad Sports Show, thrilled a sold-out audience at the Honda Battle of the Bands (Georgia Dome), Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade, several Atlanta Morning Show performances, ESPN College Football and Canadian Football League commercial themes, Destiny’s Child Thanksgiving Day Halftime soundtrack recording (Televised), The Atlanta Braves group known as “The Heavy Hitters”, currently running McDonald’s Commercial spots, provide musical entertainment at the home games of the Georgia Force arena professional football team, Turner South convention, Ardent Mortgage National Convention, National Robotics Convention, Society of Microbiologist National Convention.