Sacramento Freelancers Drum and Bugle Corps

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The Sacramento Freelancers Drum and Bugle Corps was an American drum corps based in Sacramento, California. It was a Drum Corps International World Class top 12 Finalist. In other incarnations, the corps has been a Senior Alumni Corps, a Winter Guard and a Winter Guard International (WGI) Independent World Class percussion ensemble. It was founded in 1932 as the George W. Manhart American Legion Post #391 Drum and Bugle Corps, and later renamed the Manhart Capitalaires, the Capitalaires, the Capital Freelancers before adopting its last name.

The corps was founded in 1932 as a senior drum and bugle corps and sponsored by the George W. Manhart American Legion post #391. It disbanded in 1995.

Show Summary (1974-1994)[edit]

[1] Gold background indicates DCI Championship; pale blue background indicates DCI Class Finalist; pale green background indicates DCI semifinalist.

Year Theme Repertoire Score Placement
1974 --- Bully by Mike Simpson / Simple Gifts (from Appalachian Spring) by Aaron Copland / Ma (She's Making Eyes at Me) by Con Conrad & Sidney Clare / Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll) by Gerry Goffin & Carole King / Lucretia McEvil by David Clayton-Thomas / Hummingbird by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts --- ---
1975 --- Commencement (from Adventures in Time) by Johnny Richards / Squib Cakes by Chester Thompson / Only So Much Oil in the Ground by Emilio Castillo & Stephen Kupka / Trumpet Blues by Henry Mancini / Bully by Mike Simpson / Hummingbird by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts 74.0 18th
1976 --- Commencement (from Adventures in Time) by Johnny Richards / I Got Rhythm (from Girl Crazy) by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin / These Favorite Things / Bellavia & Echano by Chuck Mangione 77.9 11th
1977 --- Wedding Procession by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov / Toccata by Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, & Carl Palmer / Quintile & Aspect (from Adventures in Time) by Johnny Richards / Left Bank Express by Pete Jackson[disambiguation needed] / Bellavia, Echano, & Hill Where the Lord Hides by Chuck Mangione 82.4 8th (tie)
1978 --- Meadowland (Traditional) / Variations On I Got Rhythm by George Gershwin / Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop & Woody Herman / Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian / Bellavia by Chuck Mangione 79.2 13th
1979 --- Brand New Day, Ease on Down the Road, & Home (from The Wiz) by Charlie Smalls 79.4 14th
1980 --- The War Lord by Jerome Moross / Odyssey by Robert W. Smith / Sambandrea Swing by Don Menza / It Was a Very Good Year by Ervin Drake / I Get Crazy by Chuck Mangione 68.8 19th
1981 --- You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder / I Get Crazy by Chuck Mangione / Malaga by Bill Holman / Even Now by Barry Manilow & Marty Panzer 78.25 11th
1982 --- You Are the Sunshine of My Life by Stevie Wonder / Recuerdos (from Cuban Fire Suite) by Johnny Richards / Genji by Tatsuhiko Arakawa / Toccata by Keith Emerson & Greg Lake / Even Now by Barry Manilow & Marty Panzer 85.8 9th
1983 --- Breaking Up Is Hard to Do by Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield / Lover Come Back to Me (from New Moon) by Sigmund Romberg & Oscar Hammerstein / 4/4 For Four by Anthony Cirone / Skin Tight by James Pankow / Introduction by Terry Kath / Even Now by Barry Manilow & Marty Panzer 81.65 8th
1984 --- Power Suite by Emillo Castillo, Stephen Kupka, & Chester Thompson / What Is Hip by Emilio Castillo, Stephen Kupka, David Garibaldi[disambiguation needed] / Genji by Tatsuhiko Arakawa / With You I'm Born Again by Carol Connors & David Shire 88.8 9th
1985 --- Emmanuel, The Minotaur, The Island, & The Forest by Michael Colombier / Bells by Ian MacDougall 83.2 12th
1986 --- --- --- ---
1987 --- Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt Suite #1) by Edvard Grieg / Conga by Enrique Garcia / Un Poco Cinco by John Fluck / Born Again / Bells by Ian MacDougall 77.9 19th
1988 The Music of John Williams Adventures on Earth (from E.T.), Yoda's Theme (from The Empire Strikes Back), & Forest Battle (from Return of the Jedi) all by John Williams 85.2 15th
1989 --- Adventures on Earth (from E.T.), Cadillac of the Skies, Jim's New Life, Streets of Shanghai, & Home and Hearth (all from Empire of the Sun) all by John Williams 87.3 10th
1990 --- Main Title & Clown Attack (from Batman) by Danny Elfman / The Penitent Man Will Pass (from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Into the Trap (from Return of the Jedi), & The Keeper of the Grail (from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade) by John Williams / Descent into Mystery & Finale (from Batman) by Danny Elfman 84.3 14th
1991 --- Hodie Overture by Ralph Vaughn Williams / Dance Suite by Bela Bartok / The Kiss (from Back to the Future Part III) by Alan Silvestri / Bells by Ian MacDougall 86.4 10th
1992 The Music of Sir William Walton First Symphony by William Walton 83.1 12th
1993 The Music of Bill Chase Open Up Wide, Invitation to a River, Two Minds Meet, Stay, & Paint it Sad by Bill Chase / Get It On by Bill Chase & Terry Richards 79.6 15th
1994 The Music of Matrix King Weasel Stomp, Spring, Narouz, St. August, & The Last Generation all by Matrix 79.0 16th

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