Grimethorpe Soprano Player??

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by kiwiinoz, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. kiwiinoz

    kiwiinoz Member

    can someone tell me who the sop was for Brassed off and if he is the same person as the player on the history of brass bands CD featuring Salv Army music??

    thanks
     
  2. tubaloopy

    tubaloopy Member

    Nigel Fielding played on Brassed Off.
     
  3. backrow

    backrow New Member

    Didn't Alan Hobbins play in some scenes?
     
  4. Frontman

    Frontman Member

    Yes he played Bumper up. Nice picture of him in his big hat.
     
  5. towse1972

    towse1972 Active Member

    Im sure he played sop in the filming too.
     
  6. tubaloopy

    tubaloopy Member

    Nigel played the soundtrack.
     
  7. andylockett86

    andylockett86 Member

    i think Nigel Fielding recorded the soundtrack, and Alan Hobbins sat on the sop chair during filming
     
  8. GJG

    GJG Well-Known Member

    To answer the second part of the original question, according to the liner notes, Nigel Fielding was the sop player on "History of Brass Band Music - The Salvation Army Connection".
     
  9. kiwiinoz

    kiwiinoz Member


    thank you one and all for the answer to my question. BTW, when are Grimethorpe returning down under for a tour!!>>??
     
  10. Mark Bowater

    Mark Bowater Member

    Grimethorpe in Oz

    Grimethorpe Colliery Band have been provisionally booked for a return to Oz next year, last week in July - first week in August.

    However, this has not been officially confirmed as discussions are still taking place....
     
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  12. kiwiinoz

    kiwiinoz Member

    thanks Mark for your comments. Black Dyke were here last year and sold out most concerts, could have done two in Brisbane and sold out both!

    hope you come to Brisbane

    cheers
     

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