Two New Basses at Imps!

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    yorkshireimps New Member

    Yorkshire Imperial David UrquhartTravel Band is thrilled to announce the signing of two of Yorkshire’smost highly esteemed bass players.
    Returning to the Imps on Eb Bass andboasting an illustrious career of playing, conducting andadjudicating is Mark Tweedle. Mark spent 11 years of his playingcareer on 1[SUP]st[/SUP] horn with the band and after a dedicatedspell at Drighlington band on both Euphonium and Eb bass, Mark nowcomes back to the Imps with as much passion for the band as he had inthe 70’s.

    Joining Mark on the Imps’ basssection is the highly esteemed and experienced Mark Wilkinson. Markfills the position of Solo Bb bass with a career spanning for over 30years where he has played with some of banding’s finest musiciansand bands. After holding the position of Solo Bb bass atSkelmanthorpe band for the past 7 years, Mark is now extremelypleased to be on board with Imps and is looking forward to theforthcoming contests the Scottish Open, Butlins Mineworkers and mostimportantly- the Yorkshire Area. “It is fantastic to be with a bandwith so much potential that is so determined to move forward and I amfully committed to playing an intrinsic role within that team” saysMark.

    Musical Director David Nesbitt believes: “A bass duo of this calibrewill be essential to the band’s continual progress and success in2013 and onwards. As a fellow bass player, it would be impossible toignore the quality and musical experience these players bring to theband”.
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