Blue Devils’ Sound Library

Blue Devils' Sound Library

Producers, composers, and musicians can now add the Blue Devils drumline to their virtual sound libraries. The original audio collection, “Drumline,” can be downloaded through Spitfire Audio, which collaborates with composers, musicians, and engineers to provide sound and scoring tools for the film and television industries. Spitfire Audio libraries work within Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) programs.

“We’re really excited to be partnered with them,” says Shaun Gallant, CEO of BD Performing Arts—the Blue Devils’ parent organization.

Gallant adds that Spitfire Audio is known for its high-end work, and he is impressed with the quality of the recordings. The “Drumline” recording was produced at The Newman Scoring Stage at 20th Century Fox in Century City, California. Anyone who purchases and downloads the library can expect to hear “the true sounds of high-quality recorded marching percussion,” Gallant says.

The Blue Devils already had a relationship with Extreme Music, which also creates audio libraries for entertainment studios, with an album called “Bang to Rights.” Extreme Music connected the Blue Devils to Spitfire Audio.

Gallant says that the Blue Devils will continue to work with both Extreme Music and Spitfire Audio to produce more sound libraries.

“Drumline” can be downloaded online for $29, or in four payments of $7.25, at

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