Celebrities Playing your instrument

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by sheilawinter, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. sheilawinter

    sheilawinter Member

    Has any one had a famous Celebrity Play their Instrument?

    While I played for Ind Coope Brewery Brass Band In 1986 we did our local Regatta at Burton on trent and every year they had different Celebrities to open the Regatta
    This particular year they had Curly Watts and Michelle Fowler
    and Curly Watts played my cornet:clap: :biggrin:
     
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  3. jingleram

    jingleram Active Member

    My instrument (patsy) has been privileged enough to have a certain Matt Ingram playing her, what a lucky euphonium she is!!
     
  4. BigHorn

    BigHorn Active Member

    Urgh just had a horrible thought - imagine if Shane McGowen of the Pogues grabbed your instrument. :eek:
     
  5. leisa

    leisa Active Member

    I have a pic of gareth gates playin a cornet...not my cornet thou!!!
     
  6. ian perks

    ian perks Active Member

    Can you please stick to the question that as been asked .
    celebrities playing your instrument
    Thank You;)
     
  7. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    And can you please leave the moderating to us.

    Thank you.
     
  8. Ipswich trom

    Ipswich trom Member

    When I was 11 the school band appeared on Blue Peter and John Noakes had a go on my trombone. :p
     
  9. David May used to live on my street and he once played on my cornet. He was OK as well, got a top G straight off... clever little talented git!
     
  10. 1st Position

    1st Position Member

    Ian Bousfield, and Goff Richards, have both played on my trombone,
     
  11. daveredhead

    daveredhead Member

    Alan Morrison played my sop at Bromsgrove two years ago, on the ""Whit March " and i have been trying ever since to get as high and the same volume, but great to listen to him
     
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  13. GJacko

    GJacko Member

    Noel Langley played my trumpet when I went to pick it up from the Eclipse workshop. It's never sounded so good since!!!! He was awesome. So is the trumpet.
     
  14. noone famous has played mine but I did manage to convince the ginger one from full monty to buy a trombone!! Not sure if he still has it tho...
     
  15. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    Michael Hext before he sold it to me. :sup

    But no-one since... :(
     
  16. groovy

    groovy Active Member

    My friend had a french horn for a while which was once played by Ewan McGregor, as my old teacher used to teach him!
     
  17. andywooler

    andywooler Supporting Member

    I have a microphone that was once owned by Siouxie and the Banshees
     
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  19. Cantonian

    Cantonian Active Member

    Inverting the title of the thread; when Yamaha first produced their Maestro horns, Gordon Higginbottom travelled around the country demonstrating these. There was a demo at the Welsh College of Music and Drama (before it was Royal!!) and I arrived early. Gordon was there with his horn but the demo models hadn't arrived so we had a chat for a few minutes and then he gave me his horn to blow. Nervous or what! Anyway he was very complimentary and was a really nice guy. Having said that I have stuck with Sovereigns.
     

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