Going out Worldwide on the Internet, live from a cowshed in the heart of Norfolk, the home of Wayland Radio. There’ll be 3 hours of chat, interviews, recorded and live performance, broadcast across the world!! Contributors include Denis Wick, Ian Bousfield, Dennis Rollins, Andy Berryman, Simon...
This weekend I will be interviewed by BBC telly (for Inside Out) as to why there are falling numbers of kids taking up Trombone specifically and Brass instruments generally.
This is a great opportunity to get the message across - as I see it the main questions include;
1/ Are falling numbers of...
Apologies if you have seen some of these before;
After insulting Bass sections in a previous post, next week I 'ar mostly be insulting Flugels :-)
Why are band concert intermissions limited to 20 minutes?
So you don't have to retrain the drummers.
What did the drummer get on his IQ...
According to today's regulators and bureaucrats,
those of us who were
kids in the 60's, 70's and early 80's probably
shouldn't have survived,
Our baby cots were covered with brightly coloured
lead-based paint which
was promptly chewed and licked.
We had no childproof lids...
For all those who have suffered from spam emails to excess, look at this link from BB far less civilised than ours (But being IT contractors what do you expect??)
BTW, these guys REALLY know how to put the boot in when somone...
Well after surfing here for the last 16 months (happily initially) as a former player, the itch has built up to an unbearable pain and before it erupts into a festering sore I've bitten the bullet and started playing again!!
5 years off, and now my family will have to put up with lip...
Anyone else noticed BBC News using this phrase recently?
Apparently in the sense used by the (semi-literate) journo's things have recently been "rising to a crescendo" for several stories on several continents. This is obviously a global phenomenan :shock:
Now call me old fashioned, (and...
After a 5 year layoff due to work, I've decided to start playing again.
Now living in Diss, Norfolk I've emailed a couple of local bands with vacancies but no replies!!!!
Trombonist with 20yrs experience of Yorkshire Championship Section seeks new band of any section in East...
Given the recent complaints about the lack of Brass Band music on radio, I feel that there is probably a market for a 'pure' Brass Band station broadcast over the Internet.
The question is.... are people willing to pay a small subsciption to receive it?
If there is positive response I will...
Well, after a four year lay off I've got the bug again!!! (Thanks in no small part to tMP)
If any band within striking distance of Diss, Norfolk is after a trombonist please contact me on email@example.com.