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  1. Robhibberd29

    Four minutes? are you having a laugh?...........

    I watched over half the 1st section and all the 2nd section at the midlands areas and if it's so quick and easy to set all the percussion up in a minute and a half, then there's quite a few bands sadly lacking :-) There was a fair number of shed builders flitting across the stage in the blink of...
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    Bass Trombone, Devon, 2nd Section

    This year I will mainly be in Devon...between the dates of the 4th and 17th August. Happy to help any band in need of a bass trom from 4th to champ early to avoid disappointment hehe! :tup
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    4br band of the year

    I know my band would really appreciate a vote or two under "lower section band" and then by entering our name under "other band" if anyone is feeling charitable...we are pleased with how our year has progressed and would be delighted just to receive the support. Thanks in advance to anyone that...
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    2012 City of Sheffield Band Club - Concert Dates and Bands

    It certainly was a fantastic experience and I'm sure I speak for the whole band when I say that we will be chuffed to bits to be performing the 1st Section test piece to contribute towards what will be, I'm sure, an even better night! Come on 2nd section bands....get signed up! :-)
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    Highlight of your 2011 year.........

    2011 has been the best year I've ever had in my brass banding life. I've always thoroughly enjoyed playing and the company of other members of every band I've been in or helped out, and this year has certainly been no exception. I feel my playing is as good as it's ever been. I'm very proud of...
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    I Believe

    I believe I sould have stuck to eating my supper earlier as opposed to eating my lip. Ouch.
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    I Believe

    I believe you blew the solder clean off, being a trombonist :-)
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    South Yorkshire Police Band, Yorkshire Area, 1st Section (2012), Solo cornets

    We are a very hard working band who, as well as contests and concerts, do a lot of civic ceremonies, marching engagements and have a superb Drum Corps and Fanfare Team. We have a fantastic MD (Leigh Baker). We have come 3rd at the National Finals for the last 2 years and are Yorkshire 2nd...
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    When is a Brass Instrument Not a Brass Instrument...

    Can't see the harm myself.....I'm sure there has been people singing solos before? I know of a band that has had bagpipes and bicycle bells in the past......;-) Well done Jeff, fair play to you!
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    (Wilkinson's) Northern Open

    Bass Trombone, Yorks Area, Sheffield, 1st Section down Looking for an opportunity to play at the contest if any band out there are going and require a bass trombone (possibly 2nd tenor) Currently play in 2nd section for SYP Band, who are promoted to 1st section in 2012. Please reply or PM...
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    Bass Trombone, Devon, 2nd Section

    I'm extremely flattered! Thanks for that Dave! I would say it takes one to know one...
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    Bass Trombone, Devon, 2nd Section

    That time again and I'm back down in Devon the first two weeks of August....I'm helping Lympstone out and would love to help any other bands in the area while I'm down there. If any bands have a job and a requirement for a bass trom (or possibly 2nd tenor) please get in touch! Thanks muchly
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    Derek Renshaw is annouced as adjudicator for Battle of the bands contest 26th June

    Good luck to all bands, I hope you all enjoy it :-)
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    What are you listening to at the moment.........

    Heaton Contest Music played by Black Dyke Mills Band on "The Complete Champions" cd
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    2011 City of Sheffield Band Club - Concert Dates and Bands

    What a turn out it was! I hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did! :-)
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    2011 City of Sheffield Band Club - Concert Dates and Bands

    ...and here's our concert program Police Special Arr Leigh Baker On with the Motley (Soprano Solo Wendy Hart) Leoncavallo Arr Ray Farr Kraken Chris Hazell Arr Darrol Barry Love on the Rocks (Cornet Solo Leisa Mallalieu) Diamond/Becaud Arr P Sparke Get Happy Harold Arlen Arr Leigh Baker...
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    Suggestions for a concert based around film music

    Plenty of John Barry pieces that shouldn't trouble the cornets I would imagine. Out of Africa for one. (I'm not going to say Born Free...)
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    Suggestions for a concert based around film music

    I reckon there may be one or two brass band arrangements of pieces from the film "Brassed Off" :-D
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    Welcome to tMP Juzuggy! :-)