Flowers Youth Band were formed in February 2008, after nearly a year of hard work we are entering our first conest in January and are looking for more to enter. Has anyone any suggestions for any youth band/unregistered band contests that are commutable within the day from...
For me the best current brass band tuba player is Les Neish, phenomenal!!!! I have always admired Tony Nash (BBb bass player ex-sunlife) for me one of the best players there has ever been style, sound, technicality...the full package. Listen to old Sun Life recordings and you'll see what I...
And I thought your voice was more suited to silent movies.
Can't wait to hear your Glawsterr tones on the airwave....maybe a career in media is calling!!!!!!!!
Congrats Weenie Jones Band archivist, principal triangulist, van driver and voice of the PolySteel Band
You can always try Philip Harpers arrangement of Sleigh Ride or a fantastic piece called Yule Dance (a christmas selection done in a sort of Riverdane style hence the title). Also Candlelight Carol a beautiful piece.
Think they are all available from Wright & Round. My band actually did a...
So much that you repeated the joy at Gateshead!!!! Thanks for that AJ.
See you at the area in March
PS for those that are interested, not sure whether Beyond the Tamar is published yet but would try Wringht & Round music publishers as a first port of call.
PolySteel (Flowers) played 'Beyond the Tamar' by Philip Harper. 7 movements inspired by different counctries around the world.
Can only repeat what has been said before, fantastic venue, fantastic organisation and a fantastic day out. Great to catch up with so many people.
Depends exactly how cheesy you're prepared to so 'Swiss Air' by Roy Newsome (I think) is pure unadulterated stinky stilton at it's best. It is variations on Wooden Heart with a boogie-woogie ending.......more Elvis than German folk song!!!!!
Andante and Rondo (Cappuzzi) was one of my fav's...