Photos: Former Southern University Band Director Isaac Greggs

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  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Former Southern University marching band director Isaac Greggs leads the Southern alumni band prior to the Jaguars homecoming game against the Alcorn State Braves on Saturday in A.W. Mumford Stadium.

  • Advocate staff photo by Mark Saltz Shot on Nov.16, 2006 Rose Paul Holman, left, President of the Tournament of Roses formally delivers the banner from the parade to band Director Dr. Isaac Greggs as the Louisiana Leadership Institute All-Star Marching Band gives a short presentation as it heads for the Tournament of Roses.

  • Advocate staff photo by Richard Alan Hannon. Photo shot on 11/26/05. - Southern University band director Isaac Greggs tears up as he hugs a member of his Dancing Dolls during halftime of the 32nd annual Bayou Classic in Houston Saturday. This was Greggs' last game.

  • Advocate staff photo by Mark Saltz. Photo shot on 12/31/99. Dr Isaac Greggs as the SU band marches into Mumford Stadium on Oct 22, 2005. This will be Greggs last home game performance as head of the band.

  • Advocate staff photo by Mark Saltz. Dr Isaac Greggs leads the band in the National Anthem in Mumford Stadium on Oct 22, 2005 before the start of the Southern/Alcorn State game. This will be Greggs last home game performance as head of the band.

  • Advocate staff photo by Mark Saltz. Photo shot on 12/31/99. Dr Isaac Greggs as the SU band marches into Mumford Stadium on Oct 22, 2005. This will be Greggs last home game performance as head of the band.

  • Advocate staff photo by Mark Saltz. -- SU Band Director , Dr Isaac Greggs as the SU band marches into Mumford Stadium on Oct 22, 2005. This will be Greggs last home game performance as head of the band.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by Richard Alan Hannon. Picture shot on 11/24/01. In his 30th year as director of the Southern University marching band, Dr. Isaac Greggs leads his 170-piece band during the Star-Spangled Banner prior to the 28th annual Bayou Classic at the Superdome in New Orleans on Saturday.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by Patrick Dennis. Picture shot on 4-26-00. Dr. Isaac Greggs, director of the Southern University band, gets in the spirit of the moment as the band plays and dancers second-line while entertaining visiting journalists arriving in Baton Rouge by train. The journalists, from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, are on a musical tour of Louisiana. They will end their tour with the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

  • Advocate Staff Photograph by Mark Saltz.- Picture shot on 10-17-98 SU band Director Isaac "Doc" Greggs is all smiles as the band marches into the stadium after coming off of a 2 game suspension for fighting another band

  • Advocate staff photo by Karin Devendorf. Picture shot on 9/30/04 SU Band Director Dr. Isaac Greggs.

  • Southern University band director Dr. Isaac Greggs laughs with, from left, longtime friend Pat Auzenne and his wife of 49 years Rose Greggs Wednesday evening at a reception honoring Dr. Greggs at the Old State Capitol. Following the reception was a panel discussion and showing of "The Human Jukebox."