For information email Jim Crawford at or Dan Crawford at
or call 518-461-4194

It’s happening!! It’s really happening!!!

The Avant Garde Jr. Drum & Bugle REUNION Corps is rehearsing now!!

The group will be marching in the 2018 Saratoga Flag Day Parade on June 9, 2018!!

As of February 2018 we 40+ in the color guard, 67 horns and 30 drummers including 16 snares!!!

Please click the picture below to register and for more information…


The Avant Garde Alumni Drumline…

…was formed by two former members
of the Avant Garde Jr. Drum & Bugle Corps based in Saratoga County, New York.

The Corps’ used a yin-yang as its symbol, its colors being dark green and black and the alumni drumline plans to continue these traditions.

Please visit our Ongoing History page for videos and pictures of this new chapter from its beginning right up until today!!

chet zThis website is dedicated Mr. Chet Zabek – one of the founders of the Avant Garde Jr. Drum & Bugle Corps who passed away on November 29, 2008.

Mr. Zabek was active with the Interstatesmen Drum and Bugle Corps in Troy and Pittsfield, Mass. as a drummer for several years and was a founding member of the AVANT GARDE Drum and Bugle Corps – where he served as percussion caption head for several years.

In the photo at right Mr. Zabek is seen working Avant Garde’s snare line