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  1. Emley Band, Yorkshire, 2nd Section - Bass, Baritone and Percussionist

    Emley Brass Band are recruiting following the departure of a couple of our long serving team. We are looking for;

    a bass player (either flavour, Eb or BBb) due to our flexible team.
    a 2nd...
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    4BR tweeted over the weekend that they'd had it...

    4BR tweeted over the weekend that they'd had it confirmed the contest returns to Swansea next year, that was on Sunday morning - so if you keep up, there's no need for all this bile. . . :)
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    Weight Limit you mean Paddo?!

    Weight Limit you mean Paddo?!
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    I noticed a hi hat in the recording, and clearly...

    I noticed a hi hat in the recording, and clearly none in the video. . .

    I think it's good for a bit of promotional material, however I think you guys sound better live, as there's more energy...
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    the Vibes are sold, we purchased them, still an...

    the Vibes are sold, we purchased them, still an excellent bit of kit!
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    Look at...

    Look at http://pdfmusic.epartnershub.com/SearchResults.aspx?arrangement=brass+quintet - cracking, great price, easy to print!
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    I try to go all Christmas, we've found from...

    I try to go all Christmas, we've found from audiences over the last few years, that when they come to a Christmas concert they expect to hear music of the season - There's so much Christmas music out...
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    Church of the Sacred heart is excellent, I've...

    Church of the Sacred heart is excellent, I've used it with two bands the last two years, however neither of my bands are going next year, so try there - Nice hall, warm, easy acoustic, has been ideal...
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    Sticks are the way forward!

    Sticks are the way forward!
  10. Emley Band, Yorkshire, 2nd Section - BBb & Baritone

    Emley Brass Band are seeking a BBb bass player and a Baritone player (2nd). Empty seats are quite a rare thing in our bandroom and this is an opportunity to join a talented and progressive band. Over...
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    Careul that link is for William Rimmer's Wizard -...

    Careul that link is for William Rimmer's Wizard - easy mistake to make, and you buy the wrong march - I know Bandsupplies gave me a set once when I'd tried to order the Allen. . .
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    Last years photos were of such poor quality -...

    Last years photos were of such poor quality - Black shadows from poor lighting and set up, individual shots with players instruments out of the frame, the name of the band spelt wrongly! We wouldn't...
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    Yes working on your lower register - pedal notes...

    Yes working on your lower register - pedal notes and below bottom C will help higher up - If you learn to control your embouchure at it's loosest then when it's at it's tightest you will find the...
  14. Thank you Paul. We had a great weekend, what a...

    Thank you Paul. We had a great weekend, what a fantastically well run contest, great venue to play in too. Maybe the one complaint would have been the lack of bodies watching in the hall, however as...
  15. Emley are looking forward to our weekend trip...

    Emley are looking forward to our weekend trip north of the border and a fun bit of contesting, any tips for us on the shandy available in the area?
  16. Thread: areas 2014

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    Why's everyone talking in hints? St Magnus -...

    Why's everyone talking in hints?

    St Magnus - Downie
    Cry of the Mountain - Lorriman
    Chaucers Tunes - Ball (Michael)
    Postcards from Home - Wilby
    Three Spanish Impressions - Fernie.

    Is how I...
  17. Thread: areas 2014

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    I've heard Egmont on the grapevine for 3rd. ...

    I've heard Egmont on the grapevine for 3rd.

    and Triumphant Rhapsody for 2nd - surely not - it was only 1st section nationals in '09. I hope my source is wrong on this one!
  18. Two Cornet players (one also percussion) on holiday looking for a parp

    Hi,

    The other half and I are having a couple of weeks away, and thought it'd be nice to drop in and have a parp with a local band or two whilst we're camping around the country. . give me a shout...
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    I've heard Snowdon Fantasy (TJ Powell) for the...

    I've heard Snowdon Fantasy (TJ Powell) for the 4th - anyone else?
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    Sadly it has also been announced that Jim himself...

    Sadly it has also been announced that Jim himself is ill, and wont' be playing tonight. Hope he's fit for the Imperial Club next week. :)
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    Hull Uni - When Thunder Calls (PLC), Walk on...

    Hull Uni -
    When Thunder Calls (PLC), Walk on number
    Army of the Nile
    Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)
    As The Deer (Black Dyke Hymn Book), 4 Soprano singers sang the hymn backed by the band
    Finale from...
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    so, if a band rehearses in the woods, and there's...

    so, if a band rehearses in the woods, and there's no adjudicator there to hear them, are they still wrong?!
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    No Charge for a community event like that,...

    No Charge for a community event like that, although if we do a march or service elsewhere we would charge, but in the village it's always free
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    Contest organisers providing the majority of the...

    Contest organisers providing the majority of the percussion required on stage - gone are the days of humping everything you need around all the time! :)
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    No, not at all. They're there to do a job, and as...

    No, not at all. They're there to do a job, and as far as Plantagenets went we certainly improved some aspects of our playing, but even the winning bands in most 2nd sections didn't come that close to...
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