Mr. Manlove began marching in 1940 with the 29th Division. He joined the Yankee Rebels in 1955 and played Baritone and Contra with them until they were disbanded in 1976. He taught Contrabass for 5 of those years. During his tenure with the Yankee Rebels, John has assumed a number of administrative posts, most notably Finance Officer. He also judged horns with the Penn Mar Circuit. Mr. Manlove is celebrating his 55th year in Drum Corps playing contra with the Yankee Rebels Alumni.