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Trombone Shorty Pushes Tradition Forward

It's hard to imagine an artist more steeped in the culture of New Orleans than Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty. Andrews grew up in the …

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Young brass players invited to Open Evening as Dobcross Youth Band looks for new recruits

<b>CALLING ALL young people looking to join a band…</b><p>Dobcross Youth Band is holding an Open Evening on Friday, April 28 from 6-6.30pm at Dobcross Band …

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BBC Radio 2 - Young Brass Award - Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017

Radio 2's Young Brass Award 2017<p>Young Brass Awards semi-finalists. (From left to right) Siobhan Bates (tenor horn), James Nash (flugel horn), Ellena Newton (trombone), Lewis Bettles (trombone), Adam Neild (cornet), Samuel Taber (bass trombone), Ross Dunne (tenor horn) and Isobel Daws (trombone) …

Box Hill City Band 2017 - Interviewed by Brassbanned

Sound of Morris Men back in Saddleworth for new season

<b>THE SOUND of Morris Men filled the villages as the Saddleworth side launched their new season with their traditional Easter dances.</b><p>With colourful …

Festivals

Brassed off! Bradford loses brass band contest to Huddersfield after two decades in city

A PRESTIGIOUS brass band contest, which has been staged at Bradford’s St George’s Hall for more than 20 years, will not return to the venue next …

London

Teenager to lead army of runners - and a brass band - at Greater Manchester Run to raise money for children's hospital that treated her

Brooke Taylor, 15, who needed major surgery to correct her spine is running with the doctor who treated her

Boarshurst Silver Band

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7 clips that prove Brass Eye comedy icon Chris Morris is also a musical genius

<i>UK comedian Chris Morris is one of the most biting satirists of his generation, but as classic TV shows like</i> <b>Brass Eye</b> <i>and</i> <b>Jam</b> <i>proved, he’s also</i> …

Judges hope to enhance roles with collaborative working

The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators has told 4BR that it hopes 2017 will be one of increased collaboration with contest promoters and …

John Roberts

2017 Butlins Postcard — Retaining the simple formula of genius

<i>Uncle Bill: The man behind the simple secret for success: Billy Butlin</i><p>The Butlins formula for success is a simple one.<p>Give the punters what they …

Entertainment

Presidential Award for Brass for Africa

The work of the Brass for Africa Charity, which undertakes pioneering intervention in making a positive change to the lives of disadvantaged children …

Trombones

Radio 2 Brass Award semi-finalists

Next month, eight talented young musicians will record up to ten minutes of repertoire with Foden's Band, conducted by Michael Fowles, at the BBC …

Music

Corps of Army Music to offer apprenticeship scheme

The Corps of Army Music, which includes the world famous bands of the Household Division, has announced the launch of a brand new Army Music …

North Yorkshire

Report & Results: 2016 Brass in Concert Championship

You suspect not even Willy Wonka himself could now invent his own splendiferously, gloriumptous gobstopper band to beat Cory in a major contest after …

Roald Dahl

Let us entertain you!

<b>of presenting a rich seam of repertoire, entertainment and international contenders</b><p>On the 20 November, Brass in Concert will celebrate a very special …

Milnrow Band put in exceptional performance at Brass Band Festival

Date published: 25 October 2016<p>Milnrow Band at Rochdale Brass Band Festival: Championship Section<p>Milnrow Band put in an exceptional performance …

CD: Regionals 2017

<b>Various bands and conductors</b> <b><br>Doyen label - World of Brass</b><p>It’s that time of the year again and, as the dust settles on the results of the National …

Entertainment

What the judges said...

What the judges said about Cory's winning performance...Journey of the Lone Wolf<i>Peasant's Song:</i><br>Great angular feeling to open, journey starts well. …

Music

How the performing arts can set the stage for more developed brain pathways

Dance and music training have even stronger effects on the brain than previously understood -- but in markedly different ways, say researchers.

Warm up for Brass Ensemble @SibenikTB Croatia Preparation for @EngBrassAcademy course concert with @PaulArchibald https://t.co/4MAU9jeVo8

Home | British Bandsman

Paul Hindmarsh looks back on a Welsh Regional Championships at which the world’s number one band regained the Championship title Read full …

Entertainment

#nationalfinals2016 full result https://t.co/4yyUmKUx3p

Test your strengths

<b>In BBW’s extensive Brass Education focus this month, Christopher Turner - a well-respected brass educator, who has been coaching students through</b> …

Brass Bands England launches Virtual Box Office service

After the success of selling tickets on-line for the National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain this year, Brass Bands England has …

VirtualBox

Coming soon! Broken brass needed for #BrassReMade - pls dm/leave @BarnsleyCivic #brassbandsnorth #barnsleyisbrill https://t.co/qtOFf1kp1v

Retweeted Brass Band Podcast... - British Bandsman

Retweeted Brass Band Podcast (@CastBrass):<p>Co-creator of @jagermaestros, and @TheFaireyBand, @fodensband and @GrimethorpeBand player @ChrisHaigh talks …

Pete Fountain's second line parade, an amazing musical tribute

New Orleans jazz master Pete Fountain's funeral Mass ended with a column of priests in ivory-colored vestments escorting his casket toward the door …

Hebden Bridge band leader hangs up baton after a decade

The musical director of Hebden Bridge Junior Band is hanging up his baton, after 10 years of nurturing hundreds of young brass players across the …

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