For fans of the reigning DCI World Champions, the Cadets, this Christmas will last the next eight months! Just in time for the holidays, Dan Potter talks with Cadets Director George Hopkins about the corps' 2012 production "12.25."

Plus, longtime drum corps color guard designer Adam Sage reveals why he's decided to lend his talents this year to the Madison Scouts, and we hop in our drum corps time machine to learn about the origins of the eight-man snare line from DCI Hall of Fame member Joe Marrella.

Listen to all of this and more in the final Field Pass of the year presented by Zildjian!

Download and listen. (MP3, 27:14, 31.4 MB)

Read more from Marrella in the October, 2011 edition of Drum Corps World.

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