The "90 Minutes Before Kick-off Concert" was added in 2002. It takes place
at the outdoor amphitheater before every home game.
The "Tiger Fanfare" by Dr. Mark Spede, was added
to the Tiger Rag sequence in 2003. Together, with the elements
of "Tiger Fanfare", "Sock-it-to 'Em",
"Orange Bowl March" and finally "Tiger Rag"
(each having their various forms) the band now has more
than 15 different ways to play the south's favorite fight
The "Rage Defense Cheer" was added in 2003 to spur on the defense.
The "Tiger Band Kidz Klub" began in 2003, allowing children and their
parents an inside look at Tiger Band and to get young children interested in
The Tiger Band CD "We're an American Band" was released in 2003.
marked 50 years
of the band that shakes the southland under its official
name: TIGER BAND !
In 2006 Tiger Band was recognized by the College Band Directors National
Association for its "RENT/Habitat for Humanity" show.
In 2007 the new pre-game entrance to video was added, making it one of the
most unique college marching band entrances.
In 2007 Tiger Band was recognized for the second year in a row by the CBDNA
(College Band Directors National Association). The 2007 "Guitar Hero" show
was presented at the Southern Division Conference of CBDNA as one of four
selected for the honor. It was also invited for presentation at the National
Marching and Athletic Band Symposium in Seattle, Washington at a session
called: "Halftime Concepts: Thinking Outside the Box."
The Tiger Band CD "Solid Orange: We ARE Pride" was released in 2007.
Mark Spede 2002 - Now
Paul Buyer 1998 - Now (percussion)