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    Who's going: Leicester open '09'

    Are the scores for Yorkshire Co-op and Jackfield correct as if they are the scores, then surely Yorkshire Coop came 6th and Jackfield 7th? I don't want to take anything away from Jackfield (My band!) but if Co-op beat them it should be updated! Please feel free to correct me if I've made a...
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    Leicester Contest(s) 2009

    Are the scores for Yorkshire Co-op and Jackfield correct as if they are the scores, then surely Yorkshire Coop came 6th and Jackfield 7th? I don't want to take anything away from Jackfield (My band!) but if Co-op beat them it should be updated! Please feel free to correct me if I've made a...
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    Ok so not being a cornet player......

    Hey Nikki James P from Telford here. Hope all is well in the Aulton Household. Just a thought but was in a Pawn Shop (Yes, I have spelt that correctly!) in Telford last week and they've got a 2nd hand Yamaha YCR-2330II, retail at about £350 brand new. It looks in immaculate condition although...
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    New Flugel signing at Black Dyke

    Or string to her cap! He, he, he... Sorry, I'm not helping!
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    Telford Youth Brass Band

    Super news. Telford has long needed a municipal youth band setup. Congrats to both you and Dai. James
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    Soprano Cornet Purchase Advice

    Hi there, I played an a Shilke for about 6 years and it was superb. Great valves, good intonation, although I'm sure some of my collegues might have disagreed! Fine in upper register, good brass band sound when played with right mouthpiece. I've got a mate, Andy Jennings, who swears by his...
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    Cornet player looking for a W.Mid band

    Hi Jimmy. As we have the same names it's imperative that you go and visit Jackfield Band. They are a first section band, who have been in the championship section twice in the last few years. They are playing at the national finals in Harrogate in September. This contesting year they have come...
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    Young Ambassadors Brass Band of Great Britain

    Yes, tis' true, Major Morgan and I are the co-inventors of this complex and magical game. Please do not forget the (jagermeister, jagermeister, jagermeister HO!) as this is integral to the success of the tournament. Good luck all and keep your wits about you...
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    Ludlow Bands?

    Jackfield Band is not too far from you! They are Shropshire's only Championship section band. A really friendly lot who love the social side as much as the musical side of it all. I believe there is a 1st horn seat there at the moment. They will be very welcoming and look after you well. Please...
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    Summertime, which arrangement is on Legend (Pete Roberts)?

    Thanks for your response guys. I'm a little confused now though because I actually did the sensible thing and look at the CD and it said arr. Heywood?! Anyone shed any light?!! I'm easily confused I must admit! James
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    Summertime, which arrangement is on Legend (Pete Roberts)?

    Hi Guys I'm hoping somebody can answer this one with ease. I'm looking for a new solo to play with my band and thought I would get summertime, a la Pete Roberts off his fantastic CD Legend. But struggling to find it on the web etc. I can find a horn arrangement but can't find the sop one...
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    Cornet player (Wolverhampton area) needs a band to join.

    Hi John, good to hear your in the business of banding once more! I play for Jackfield Elcock Reisen Band in Telford, so only 20 minutes from Wolvo. We are currently in the Top section in the Midlands. We do 5 or 6 contests a year and lots of various types of concerts for many charities and...
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    Voyage of Discovery - percussion requirements

    It's my fault, I didn't read Back Row's post properly and didn't notice his errors when he referred to it as Voyage to the Centre of the Earth! I was thinking of Journey to the Centre of the Earth and the top section. Thanks anyway and sorry! James
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    Voyage of Discovery - percussion requirements

    does it need a vibraphone then? James
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    Sold/Expired Wanted Bb Bass hard case for Besson Sovereign

    We are looking to buy a hard case for a Besson Sovereign Bb Bass. Please contact me if you have any ideas. Many thanks in advance James Pearson Jackfield Elcock Reisen Band
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    Bind us together in a quintet styley!

    thanks so far guys!
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    Bind us together in a quintet styley!

    I am looking for a arrangement of Bind Us Together Lord, and Love Divine for a orchestral brass quintet. If it comes to it, I can manage with the hymn books arrangement of Love divine unless another can be found. But Bind us Together is a litle trickier! Any ideas? Thanks in advance. James
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    Contests in brummie land?!

    It is a contest that many say could do with updating and improving, but we have to be fair and offer our support to the association (If they want it) to look at changing some aspects of this contest perhaps? I'm up for it... what about you backrowbloke? As a band we have um'd and arh'd about...
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    Band room acoustic alterations!

    I've just spotted the other recent acoustic thread! Apologies all. James
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    Band room acoustic alterations!

    Hello all, I am just writing to anybody who has any knowledge of changing acoustics in a band room. We are not very happy with the acoustics in our band room for the following reasons. 1) It is difficult to hear yourself play. 2) It is difficult to hear other players and sections. 3) It...
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