James Clark belongs to a fife and drum band called Connecticut Valley Field Music. You can learn more about the band at their website. Visit their Facebook page to see lots of photos of the band in action and to hear a sample of their music.
The book Connecticut’s Fife & Drum Tradition, published by Wesleyan University Press, is available for purchase from major books sellers online and off such as Amazon.com.
Here are some audio files where you can listen to sample music from the Connecticut Valley Field Music band:
Here are some videos that you can watch of the band in action:
- CT Valley Field Music at the William Diamond Jrs. Muster 2012 (12 minutes)
- CT Valley Field Music @ Westbrook Muster 2012 (8 minutes)
- CT Valley Field Music at the Moodus Muster 2012 (10 minutes)
- CT Valley Field Music @ The Company 8.23.11 (2 minutes, indoor performance)
Here is a list of fife and drum corps in the United States, predominantly from the east coast. Another page on the same site provides a schedule (with links) to a number of 2013 fife and drum musters.
Wesleyan University Press, the publisher of Connecticut’s Fife & Drum Tradition, donated a copy of the book which was given as “door prize” during the live show to a listener in Texas. A big thank you to Wesleyan University Press for their generosity!
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