The Scottish Brass Band Association (SBBA) has announced that the adjudicators at this year's Scottish Open Championships, to be held at Perth Concert Hall on Saturday 20 November, will sit in the open. Thought to be the first time since the demise of the National Mineworkers' Championships in...
Originally Posted by Bass Man
Further murmurings point towards Paganini for the top section. I have been unreliably informed that a certain Queensbury based band have recently recorded it for the regional CD.
WHY DO WE NEED A CD OF THE REGIONALS?
I appreciate that Billy, so why not say that in the first place, and tell the organisers that before accepting the invite. My previous reply was not being nasty but trying to understand how it would cost less to attend a contest in Durham than it would in Preston, when travelling from...
Okay so the lads and lasses at Pemberton also wanted to know which band and cornet player are in the add.
Sent a letter to the producers of the add and this is the reply.
In reponse to your request:
The piece of music in the Poole’s pies advert is called “Harvest Time” and...
SO. IF THE BAND THAT HAS BEEN DRAWN No1 WITHDRAWS FROM THE CONTEST, BAND DRAWN NUMBER 2 NOW PLAYS NUMBER 1, SO IF THEY WITHDRAW BECAUSE THEY WILL BE PLAYING No1 THEN BAND NUMBER3 IN THE DRAW WILL BE FIRST BAND ON AND........................... OH FORGET IT JUST CANCEL THE CONTEST.
Bb Bass North West
Pemberton Old Wigan JJB Band, (Championship Section)
M.D. Mark Bentham
have a vacancy for Bb Bass player,
and tuned percussionist
The Band rehearse Monday and Wednesday 8pm to 10 pm
Contact George Fairhurst on 07884225041
Brian Hallwell on 07801089842
Excellent day but pemberton band lost their 'bongo. Drums, it could be that someone picked them up by mistake. Could i ask that the bands from the top section check to see if they have put them on their coach by mistake. If they are found please contact brian halliwell on 01942222156.
Pemberton Senior band have vacancy for Bb Bass and Cornet player.
The cornet position is open to either a suitable front or back row player.
A CD recording, The Scottish Open, and several excellent concerts are in the offing.
For all enquiries please contact Mark Peacock (MD) on...
FROM WHAT I CAN REMEMBER THE BANDS PLAYED
Carnival Romain (BLACKPOOL BRASS)
Connotations (BROUGHTON BRASS)
Sounds (UNITED CO-OP CREW)
New Jerusalem (TIMPERLEY Best Sop)
On Alderley Edge (NEWSTEAD BRASS Best Euph and Soloist)...
'Just out of nosyness....
What did each band play?'
Pemberton Old Wigan (JJB) Band played the following:-
1. CARAVAN (S. SYKES) It was Duke Ellingtons signature tune.
2. MARCHING ONWARD (IVOR BOSANKO) A Salvation Army March.
3. I'LL WALK WITH GOD (GOFF RICHARDS)...
The Pemberton Old Wigan (JJB) Band N.W. Championship section.
Due to retirement of player the band requires a Eb Bass player. Also required tuned percussionist
Contact Brian Halliwell on Wigan 01942 218334 (home) or 01942 222156 (work)
You have hit the nail on the head there SANDMAN. I was at the finals in London and listened to most of the bands that day when Isaiah 40 was the test piece. It has stuck in my mind what a fantastic piece of music it was how well most of the bands played it that day and kept me from leaving the...