Spot on Martin! The Miraphone is a lovely sounding instrument to blow, but it just didn't blend with the rest of the section, also the tuning suffered on different notes to what I was used to on the Sovereign I was playing on. Brass banding bass/tuba sections are all about team work, a matching...
THE SENIOR TROPHY
QUALIFYING CONTEST FOR THE 2011 SENIOR CUP
Spanish Hall – Draw 10.00am Start 11.00 am
TEST PIECE - : Le Roi d’Ys – EDOUARD LALO arr. FRANK WRIGHT
ALDBOURNE David Williams
BEAUMARIS Gwyn Evans
BLACKBURN AND DARWEN Nick Sheppard
BOURNEMOUTH CONCERT BRASS Captain Dave...
The closing date for bands to enter Pontins 2009 is 26/9/09.
The pre draw is done soon after this date. Going by previous years this should be notified to band contest secretaries towards the end of next week.
Although 4barsrest did not release a list of competing bands prior to the...
Previews now available courtesy of 4barsrest.
Hade Edge band used to play on them not sure if they still do, was chatting to one of their bass players at Whit Friday a couple of years ago, they are very heavy but well made was my impression of teh instruments, wouldn't mind a go on one to see what they blow like.