TEANECK - Students from New Jersey will join others from around the country to be a part of Macy's Great American Marching Band this year.

In all, 185 students from all 50 states will lead the 85th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The students practiced their routines today at the Teaneck Armory. The song the band is playing was composed by a 16-year-old.