Personally I believe it should be a British Icon ....check it out here http://www.icons.org.uk/nom/nominations/brassbands ....I made a comment a couple of months and it's taken this long to be accepted. We could certainly do with highlighting the Brass Band movement......over to you.
Ogmore Valley Silver Band - vacancies
Edit: for current vacancies and contact details, please see most recent posts
Based in Ogmore Vale http://www.multimap.com/maps/#t=l&map=51.60031,-3.54157|14|4&loc=GB:51.60031:-3.54157:14|Ogmore%20Vale|Ogmore%20Vale,%20Ogmore%20Valley,%20CF32%207 in the...
The score is in very good condition considering it's age. Arranged by Frank Wright and originally published in 1946 ...up for auction here
Did anybody hear the Royal Marine musician playing the flugel last night with the Royal Marine band at the Festival of Remembrance in the RAH....terrific number ......superb performance but what was the name of the piece? Can anybody identify the name of the piece and the name of the player...
Martin Committee Deluxe trumpet believed to be from around 1961/2 era. No dings or dents but a little discoloration of lacquer on leadpipe and a little on inside of tuning slide. There is also a little discoloration on 2nd and 3rd valve casings. All valves and slides are in perfect condition...
Anybody read Roy Hattersley's column re Grimethorpe on page 18 of today's Daily Mail?
If so what are your thoughts?
British Open is on Sunday according to him:oops:
"Being the best band in YorKshire makes us the best band in the country"...a quote apparently by Grimethorpe sec Terry...
Does anyone know where I can get a replacement valve off the shelf for my Strad Flugelhorn please? I was in the process of cleaning the instrument yesterday and one of the valves rolled off the table onto the patio floor!! Any help would be appreciated.
Besson Eb D trumpet for sale £450 plus carriage. Can deliver FOC in South Wales area. PM me for photos. Excellent condition with original case and keys. Similar instrument sold on ebay recently http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=7354625794&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT
I ask this question because BAYV's performance of Rienzi on Sunday in the Brangwyn Hall was absolutely ruined for me, my partner and a few supporters sitting in front and behind me, by the antics of a young boy aged approximately 4 who was more or less uncontrollable throughout the performance...
Does anyone know the make of the flugel that Tara Fitzgerald "plays" in the film Brassed Off? It looks like a very old model. The question is being asked on a trumpet site? Perhaps we might be able to answer the question. Thanks
If anyone is interested there are two tickets going begging on Ebay ..check this item out http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=1307&item=2199028565
Too far for me to come in November :lol: :cry:
Anyone know the results at Burry Port today? Just come in from a big band gig. I know Ceri Thomas came second but with which band? Burry Port or Rogerstone? Thanks for the text Ceri..can't repeat it on ere though :lol: :oops: