Roger Webster signs for Grimethorpe

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by PeterBale, Jan 25, 2006.

  1. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

    Confirmation on that Roger Webster has signed for Grimethorpe - his third spell with them, having previously played on the front row and on soprano.
  2. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    - I was anticipating that move and think it is a good one for both parties! Looking forward to keeping track of Grimey contesting this year.
  3. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Didn't see that one coming! :tongue:

    Looks forward to hearing him, I wonder if he'll be there on Friday?
  4. Redhorn

    Redhorn New Member

    Damn- another cornet we narrowly missed out on! ;-)
  5. ian perks

    ian perks Active Member

    I had a very good idea this was going to happen and would have gone to the bookies to put money on that if it was possible to do .:biggrin:
  6. Mr Musical

    Mr Musical New Member

    No surprise there then

    Only really a case of when it would be announced

    Adds to an ever strengthening Grimey squad

    May even take the place of YBS at the top table, although it would be foolish to ever write off the the best (& by far the most musical :clap: ) conductor there is

    Keppler: Unsuitable comment removed. Please refrain from making any such comments of a defamatory or personal nature again.

    Mr Musical: Poor show KEPPLER!
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  7. so the 2 prin. cor.s of grimey and b.d. have just swapped over then?
  8. Naomi McFadyen

    Naomi McFadyen New Member

    The only choice he had really.... :)
    The area will be a good one to watch for sure this year!
  9. Mr Musical

    Mr Musical New Member

    Genius :tup
  10. HBB

    HBB Active Member

    Nothing like a bit of abbreviation!
  11. Steve

    Steve Active Member

    Said someone with a user name of just 3 letters :p careful dude tkd
  12. Charmed

    Charmed Active Member

    Well I never saw that one coming!:eek:
  13. markyboy

    markyboy Member

    I dont remember Roger ever playing Soprano at Grimey?

    Just wondered if anyone can enlighten me when this was.

    Also I heard he had been joined by another Black Dyke cornet player moving to Grimethorpe.

    Anyone like to confirm this as well?

    All the best to him in his new band.
  14. JR

    JR Member

    hi Mark
    I remember Roger playing sop on Diadem of Gold for Grimey at the open in 1977 with Howard Snell conducting (before he went to Desford)
    This was due to Pete Roberts having a sabbatical - he briefly played top man for Brodsworth before returning to Grimethorpe the following year

    john r
  15. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly Active Member

    It was announced a couple of weeks ago that he would be helping out Grimethorpe at the RNCM. Offering and accepting the seat on a permanent basis is the obvious move for both parties.
  16. Simon Gray

    Simon Gray New Member

    My God!!. what a surprise... ;) Though his admition about trying to buy besson is quite mad... would have cost a bit wouldnt it?
  17. markyboy

    markyboy Member

    Aaahhh! I see!

    Cheers for that John, I am now enlightend!!


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