Recent content by drummergurl

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    Bolsover 2012

    Why thank you :) we did try! Glad to know our efforts were appreciated!
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    Butlins 2013

    .. oh dear, Laura. Haha! I may put in an appearance.
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    News Timps

    Hi Calcium, I've had a quick search for you.. I've never played the Majestic's that you've been advised.. However, I do enjoy playing Majestic Timpani's. In terms of what I would have recommended, I would have said a pair of Adams Universal Fibreglass Timpani's, also in the sizes you...
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    Percussionist- West Yorkshire

    Hi there, I am a percussionist who has just moved to the Leeds area, not looking for regular commitment to a band, but very willing to dep. Ex Principal Percussionist of The National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain, National Childrens Brass Band of Great Britain and European Youth...
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    North West Regional Championships - 2010

    rumour on the grapevine has it that old hall will be allocated half of the maximum amount of points available
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    Tam Tam

    paiste is the better option in my opinion, though i'd opt for a 36" than anything smaller.
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    Brass at the Guild. Who's playing?

    seems like i could be seeing a few of you in said bar ;)
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    Buying Percussion - Where?

    i go for JAM percussion they're fab! also with their warehouse in liverpool, it's not all that far from menai bridge.
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    Butlins 2009

    see you there mate!;)
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    Excuses for bad playing

    the best one i ever heard for bad playing was this "i put the wrong valves down" not expecting this sudden honesty, the whole band fell about laughing.
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    Shock big-name departures at Grimethorpe

    i tink you should do some research! to my knowledge at least 2 of those bands mentioned are very wealthy and do pay their players, and have several hundreds of thousands of pounds in the bank.
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    Banding Ambitions

    yes i did do the concert in grimsby, though you are possibly confusing me with the little blonde one who may have done a xylophone solo (helter skelter i think) in that concert, i can't quite remember. i was the other sarah, though morgan apparently did get us confused one concert, and got our...
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    Why do bands put on concerts with solely arrangements?!

    if you look back to when brass bands were just starting, everything they played was arrangements.. and arrangements of music that was popular at the time, such as opera's and that type of stuff. what's the difference now? music that is popular, being arranged for brass bands... only...
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    Wilkinsons Contest - St Helens - Sunday 16th November

    interesting choice... at least one of them is already known for having his hearing going and the other is a few pennies short of a pound. ah well, good luck to all bands competing, and to rainford band who of course will be your lovely stewards for the day. sadly i'll be missing it this...