Spirit History Articles

The History of Spirit

The History of Spirit

Reprinted from A History of Drum & Bugle Corps Volume 2 by the publishers of Drum Corps World First Edition...

2006 – Freddy Martin, DCI Hall of Fame

2006 – Freddy Martin, DCI Hall of Fame

Spirit Founder and Director Emeritus Freddy Martin has been named to Drum Corps International’s Hall of Fame. Read the official...

Remembering Jim Ott

Remembering Jim Ott

Originally published on the “Spirit of Atlanta Alumni Clubhouse” I want to talk about Jim’s teaching style. It is hard...

Jim Ott DCI Hall of Fame Biography

Jim Ott DCI Hall of Fame Biography

  Some people leave this world too soon. Unfortunately, Jim Ott was one of those people. However, Ott left his...

Jim Ott Memorial Service

Jim Ott Memorial Service

  At the 2007 Spirit Family Day Picnic, Roman Steele (Spirit Contra ”95-”98) brought us copies of documents many people...

2007 – 27 Years Ago Today…

2007 – 27 Years Ago Today…

At the 2007 Spirit Family Day Picnic, Roman Steele (Spirit Contra ”95-”98) brought us copies of documents many people had...

2003 – The Jim Ott Flag

2003 – The Jim Ott Flag

from the 2003 season 2003 Spirit’s “October” ballad featured tribute flags from great departed corps and individuals important to “the...

1977 – Repertoire

1977 – Repertoire

The 1977 Repertoire: Carnival Overture, Antonin Dvorak Music, John Miles The Woman in the Moon, Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson...

1978 – Repertoire

1978 – Repertoire

The 1978 Repertoire: Walk Him Up Geodesic Dance, Wendy Carlos Higher and Higher, Bette Midler Let it Be Me, The...

1979 – Repertoire

1979 – Repertoire

The 1979 Repertoire: Georgia on My Mind Nutville Geodesic Dance, Wendy Carlos Sweet Georgia Brown Let it Be Me, The...

1980 – Repertoire

1980 – Repertoire

The 1980 Repertoire: Georgia on My Mind Old Man River Devil Went Down to Georgia, Charlie Daniels Band Sweet Georgia...

1980 – Member Photo

1980 – Member Photo

Spirit of Atlanta 1980 – Hamilton, Canada (Left to Right) Row 1: (Rifles) Judi Collins, Lori Clark, Beth Godfrey, Tammy...

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