Bands
Of The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade
San Francisco, California

A marching band is a group in which instrumental musicians perform while marching, often for entertainment or competition. Instrumentation typically includes brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments. Most marching bands wear a uniform, often of a military style, that includes an associated school or organization's colors, name or symbol. Most high school marching bands, and some college marching bands, are accompanied by a color guard, a group of performers who add a visual interpretation to the music through the use of props, most often flags and rifles. [from wikipedia]
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Hard Beat
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(Date Photographed: 13:03:06 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The band with Latin Dance Grooves played a heavy beat on the back of a float.


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Weary
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(Date Photographed: 11:49:06 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The Loco Bloco marching band looked weary as it neared the end of the long parade route.


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Recology Band
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(Date Photographed: 11:53:03 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The band for the Recology comparsa (contingent) was a lone violin player.


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Feather Hats
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(Date Photographed: 11:56:25 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The Maracatu Pacifico Marching Band wore feather hats and played with gusto even as the end of the parade route neared.


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On Float
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(Date Photographed: 12:21:56 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The La Cumbiamba Colombiana band performed on a float.


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Colorful Sleeves
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(Date Photographed: 13:01:25 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The Hot Pink Feathers marching band wore fancy shirts with puffy, colorful sleeves. They also wore fancy hats.


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Three Saxophones
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(Date Photographed: 11:33:06 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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Three fellows marched with the Thurgood Marshall Marching Band. The three were between numbers and relaxed in conversation.


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Hand Drums
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(Date Photographed: 13:40:04 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Friday 3 August 2018)
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The marching band with Grupo Samba Rio lightly played small handheld drums.


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