Steve Staite was appointed Drum Major to the Queen in 1995. He was one of five Drum Majors wearing the elaborate gold-thread state clothing. During the Trooping of the Colour he’s the one marching one of the divisions up to Horse Guards to get them on to parade. Incredibly, he started out with no musical ability.

Steve Staite
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It some asking but we finally managed to get an interview with Steve. And I'm very glad we did. Steve led the band 26 times – 17 as drum major, something the Army claim is a world record. You can meet his wife on here too!

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