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The JD Marching Band
Sex Mixed
Act Marching Band
Seasons 15
Position Reached Judge Cuts

The JD Marching Band was a Marching Band act from Season 15 of America's Got Talent.  They were eliminated prior to the Judge Cuts.


The JD Marching Band is the marching band for Jefferson Davis High School in Montgomery, Alabama. 

In fall 2019, videos of the band’s performances were showcased -- and applauded -- by social media personality PubbyLongway. At the time, the nearly all-Black ensemble was led by a white drum major, Justin Heideman, whose nickname is “Vanilla Funk.” [1]

Season 15 Audition

The JD Marching Band's audition in Episode 1507 consisted of performing a medley of Lizzo's "Juice" and "Good as Hell." Heidi Klum was not present, but Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all voted yes, sending them to the next round.

Judge Cuts

The JD marching band did not appear in Judge Cuts, They were cut prior to this stage of the competition.

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