Our biggest parade of the year is the Redwood City Independence Day Parade.
[Allan-001] We found a shady spot to assemble before the parade.
[Allan-003] Patti and Ptah compare notes.
[Allan-004] Carmen and new member Charlie Chin hum a few bars.
[Allan-005] Elsa, Dick and Neil guard the beer cart.
[Allan-006] It was easy to find us on Winslow.
[Allan-007] David poses with new member Theo.
[Allan-008] Theo, David, Ben, and Barry relax before the parade.
[Allan-009] Marc and Rudy look forward to the big event.
[Allan-010] Kitty is at her patriotic best today!
[Allan-011] Even Dave is spangled today.
[Allan-013] Many folks have arrived, including Peaceful George with his wooden nametag.
[Allan-014] Smiley has been working on his drum trolley for some time now,
and he is confident that his new modifications will survive the big test today.
[Allan-015] Rich has added “Caution” tape to his mace for better visibility.
[Allan-017] Wendy, Jeanette and Ivan are excited to be with the LTWCMB today!
[Allan-020] Jimmy is saving energy.
[Allan-021] Greg and Carmen engage in sax talk.
[Allan-022] Marc and George have a peaceful discussion.
[Allan-023] Fay and Jan get ready for showtime.
[Allan-024] Donna and Marty celebrate Independence Day with the band!
[Allan-025] Carpy and Ross from our juggling division warm up before the big event.
[Allan-026] It looks like we are ready to step off.
[Allan-027] And here we go!
[David-001] Dave in a partiotic pose.
[David-002] Rich and Donna give us a smile!
[David-003] Ken demonstrates his cymbal hat to Neil.
[David-004] Allan and Kitty are showing the colors today.
[David-005] A fine group on a fine occasion!
[David-006] Everyone is warming up.
[David-007] We were happy to see new member Ben Jaffe!
[David-008] Ben and David are all smiles!
[David-009] Bruce decided on a “mixed” theme today!
[David-010] Smiley and Ben are ready to march!
[David-011] New member Charlie Chin is all tuned up!
[David-012] Jan, Donna, and Marty are ready to entertain the fans.
[David-013] Greg is hot to toot!
[David-014] Anne and Paul have been in the band since 1974!
[David-015] Paul brought his own whistle, in case he decides to take matters into his own hands.
[David-017] Smiley at the ready.
[David-019] Ben is ready to have some fun.
[David-020] Marc is playing under wind power.
[David-021] Boris forgot to bring his patriotic outfit today.
[David-022] The trumpet line will be real strong today!
[David-023] Raggs has taught Ptah some new tricks!
[David-024] This one-foot number isn’t easy!
[David-025] Lois, Jo-Ellen, and Dave never distance themselves too far from the beer cart!
[David-026] David and Theo think it’s a great day to be in the band!
[David-027] Smiley and David are looking good.
[Doug-001] With his new drum trolley apparatus, Smiley can talk on the phone at the same time!
[Doug-002] Merele and Lou beat the heat with a parasol.
[Doug-003] Dueling tubas, David and Ben, are a great asset to the brass section!
[Doug-004] Emperor Norton (aka Rudy) and Jo-Ellen take a spin in a golf cart!
[Doug-005] Here is the scene in the Broadway Lounge after the parade.
[Doug-006] Fay and Doug have their own parade outside the Broadway!
[Rick-001] Pilar says, “What’s in this red cup, anyway?”
[Rick-002] Ptah and John Hayden discuss physics.
[Rick-003] New member Sue Mahoney joins Mo and Frank, back near the beer cart!
[Rick-004] Guess who?
[Rick-005] Dave, Carmen and Keltie are poised and ready to move.
[Rick-007] At last, we are on our way with a band as far as the eye can see!
[Rick-008] Looking good.
[Rick-012] George displays his new name badge.
[Rick-013] We had around 85 participants this year.
[Rick-014] Ginnie and Kathy add a little to class to our act.
[Rick-019] Jo-Ellen and Sara Sue do a great job with the banner!
[Rick-020] A twirler conference in progress.
[Rick-022] Jack is all smiles.
[Rick-023] Anne talks to Anne.
[Rick-024] Greg is ready.
[Rick-025] Stew, with his marching toms, can’t wait to get started!
[Rick-026] Charles (left) came all the way from Germany for an American beer!
[Rick-027] Jack, Roz, and Dick are ready to march!
[Rick-028] Steve (left) joined us a little late.
[Rick-029] Chico never strays too far from the cart.
[Rick-030] Jimmy is celebrating his independence today.
[Rick-031] Paul and Stu are serious snare drummers.
[Rick-032] Marilyn and Max are two of our best sax players.
[Rick-033] Ken on washboard/cymbals and Dick on Tuba.
[Rick-034] Bambi on washboard and Suzie Q on snare.
[Rick-035] John Hayden prefers aluminum funnels.
[Rick-036] Imagine, 51 years!
[Rick-038] Cindy’s piccolo can be heard far and wide!
[Rick-039] Vinny on accordion and Jack on trombone.
[Rick-040] Jack is sounding good!
[Rick-041] Delightful Debbie is having a great time.
[Rick-042] Chris and Suzie-Q are long-time band members.
[Rick-043] Max didn’t get the memo about red, white, and blue today.
[Rick-049] At last, the end of the parade and our rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
[Rick-051] Rick and Hans agree, it was the best parade ever!