1st Section Westoe Band (in partnership with South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust) from South Shields in the North East have released their debut recording "Beyond the Colliery". The CD is a celebration of the progress the band has made since the closure of Westoe Colliery in 1993. The CD features a wide range of music including local folk songs, film music, a test piece and other contemporary and popular pieces, reflecting the vitality of the band at the current time and also the band's rich heritage that includes a British Open win in 1919. The CD is available through the band's website at http://www.westoeband.co.uk and should be available shortly at 4barsrest. The CD will also feature in a worldwide podcast on http://www.brasscast.com Postage will be available to overseas customers and CDs cost £10.50 each (+ p&p) Westoe Band present Beyond The Colliery: 1. Gresford 2. Let's Face The Music And Dance 3. Amazing Grace 4. Virtuosity 5. Water Of Tyne 6. Punchinello 7. I'll Walk With God 8. Lauduate Dominum 9. On My Own 10. Pastime With Good Company 11. Erin Shore 12. Batman 13. Benedictus 14. Music 15. American Trilogy Musical Director: Steve Malcolm Executive Producer: Jason Smith Project Manager: Keith Nicholson P.S I think it has some of the best artwork to appear on a brass band cd. P.P.S Buy it cos I'm on it.