Mr. O'Neill Sanford

Visiting Professor of Music and Interim Director of Bands Read His Bio

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The Quintessence of Contemporary Sounds and Maneuvers Download .MP3

The Prancing J-Settes

“The thrill of a thousand eyes” Jackson State University dance line. More About J-Settes

The Summa Cum Laude of Bands

Images of the Sonic Boom Past & Present View Photos
July 10, 2015

2015 High School Band Camp Trailer

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January 7, 2015

HBCU Band of the Year 2015

There’s no question that the number one spot went to the Sonic Boom of the South, the Jackson State University Marching Band. The band received 17,701 votes, earning 21% of the vote. The program began in 1971 and has even made halftime appearances for or the Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints and Cincinnati Bengals. Read more information about this band here History.

December 4, 2012

About the "Sonic Boom"

The “Sonic Boom” Marching Band has performed many halftime appearances for the Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints and Cincinnati Bengals; a television special for Motown’s 30th Anniversary and the 34th NAACP Image Awards, with a special guest performance by “Cedric the Entertainer.” The band is a favored entry in halftime performances during football season as well as for parades across Mississippi and in other states. The Jackson State University Marching Band was dubbed The Sonic Boom of the South in 1971 by students in the band.

2015 H.S. Band Camp Trailer
HBCU Band of the Year 2014
About The Band
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July 29, 201519 hours ago

2015 Recruitment Class

Only incoming freshmen that will be attending band camp on August 8th should complete this document. Read more
July 24, 20155 days ago

Saff/Drum Major/ Section Leaders Retreat

Staff/Drum Major/ Section Leaders Retreat Jackson State University Student Center Contact Mr. Sanford for more information. oneill.sanford@jsums.edu Date: 08-6-2015 Read more
July 20, 201510 days ago

2015 Band Camp Information

All information needed for upcoming band camp 2015. Read more
July 10, 201519 days ago

Sign Up for J-Sette

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May 27, 20152 months ago

Football Schedule 2015

View our schedule for the upcoming football season. Follow the band to the following games. Read more
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