Kiwis in need!

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by nethers, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. nethers

    nethers Active Member

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    Hi all,

    Those of you who know me will know I have spent the last few years clinging on to the bottom of Earth as a resident of beautiful New Zealand.

    I play for Dalewool Auckland Brass who would hold their own in the UK championship section.

    Sadly down here there are fewer bands/players/retailers so ideas for new music are hard to come by.

    We have given our MD Nigel Weeks a wad of cash and sent him out to buy some new music - he's taken a few risks and picked some winners and a couple of dogs. So he's asked the band for advice only we're in much the same position as him!

    Long story made short: can my Brit/Euro friends recommend some good concert music released in approx the last 5 years that we should be getting our hands on?

    Cheers everyone!
     
  2. Coverhead

    Coverhead Member

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  3. nethers

    nethers Active Member

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    Ay-up cock! Thanks for the advice, I'll send Nigel that way. I remember playing Peterloo a few years back, that's a superb arrangement.

    You should reconsider moving out here!
     
  4. Blades4Ever

    Blades4Ever Member

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    I suggest you buy DVD's of the Brass in Concert Championship for the last 6-7 years and you'll find numerous superb ideas.

    I have most of the DVD's and get lots of ideas from them.

    Regards, Ian (ex Continental Airlines and TVNZ bands)
     
  5. Coverhead

    Coverhead Member

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    Yeah, my friends and family keep saying it would be better if I moved to the other side of the world too... ;)
     
  6. nethers

    nethers Active Member

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    Thanks Ian, had forgotten about that little idea goldmine!

    Christian, you know we accept all kinds of outcasts and deviants at Dalewool!
     
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