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  1. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 June 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of music from the world of brass bands. This week I have another great show for you featuring bands from many parts of the world. Listen out for a cornet soloist from New Zealand with a piano accompaniment - the solo is an old favourite with...
  2. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 May 2019

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hour weekly Sunday Bandstand radio show presented by Chris Helme. We have bands this from a number of different countries and some really fine soloists. Dr. Keith M. Wilkinson moved to the United States with his wife, Audrey, and daughters, Debbie...
  3. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 19 May 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Well, having been away for three weeks for a little bit of sunshine it is great to put together a new show for this week. As always we have bands from different parts of the world including Norway, USA, Italy, New Zealand and some top class home grown bands from here in the...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 February 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly two hour brass band show Sunday Bandstand. The show has now been running since December 2007. On my website are two hour shows in an archive dating back to August 2014, so there are plenty shows to go at if you want a little wall to wall brass band music...
  5. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 3 February 2019

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are managing to avoid the bad weather and keeping warm. My radio show is played out in Australia and the radio station owner was telling me that whilst our weather is close to and below freezing they are going through daily temperatures of 35 to 40 degrees with an...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 27 January 2019 - A Tribute to Roy Roe

    Hello Brass Banders It was announced in the last couple of week's that Roy Roe the wonderful soprano cornet, adjudicator and band trainer sadly passed away. To read the story I wrote about Roy back in 2003 please have a look at the obituary section of The Mouthpiece where I posted the story...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 20 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders It is just a week since our last show for you, it only seems like yesterday. I have plenty of good music for you featuring bands from around the world and as always some quality home grown bands I am playing a tribute piece this week to Peter Masseurs one of the best...
  8. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 13 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Here we are again how quickly the week has flown by since our last show. We have another two hours of fab music from the world of brass bands. I was very pleased this week to receive the 'Legacy' triple CD collection featuring the Sunlife (Stanshawe) Band. This is a band...
  9. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 6 January 2019

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to my weekly two hour Sunday Bandstand radio programme which is produced, pre -recorded and presented by me from my office in Lightcliffe on the outskirts of Halifax here in the UK. The show is now being played through 13 community radio stations - 8 here in the UK...
  10. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 16 September 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Here is another two hours of brass band music - something old and something you may not have heard for quite awhile and maybe something new... There are bands from around the world and some excellent soloists as well. Enjoy the show.... Haydn Wood was born in the West...
  11. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 August 2018

    Hello Brass Banders I hope you are all managing to cope with the ongoing sunshine. It will make a change to have very few if any park concerts cancelled owing to the weather this year. I have some wonderful musical treats for you today. As always we have a few bands on the show from far and...
  12. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 March 2018

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to another two hours of wonderful music from the world of brass bands. This week we have a varied selection of music that I am sure you will all find something to your liking. We have a fine choice of bands from around the world. Two trumpet solos which feature Jens...
  13. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 31 December 2017

    Hello Everyone I hope you have all had a good Christmas. I was asked in December 2007 if I would like to produce and present a weekly brass band programme. Having been a player in brass bands for almost 50 years and having held various positions in bands from librarian to concert secretary...
  14. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 December 2017

    Hello Everyone - Here is another two hours of festive brass band music from bands around the world: Austria, USA, The Netherlands and Norway just to mention four and of course some well known home grown bands as well.. There are some wonderful soloists and a little bit of nostalgia with...
  15. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 10 December 2017

    Hello Everyone - Well, here in my part of the UK we are having the odd flurry of snow - which will be nothing compared to what some of you will be experiencing I am sure. Another great show for you with a little bit more festive music that we had last week. We have a fine crop of bands from...
  16. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 17 September 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Another great show for you this week. Two hours of music from a number of bands from around the world and some soloists straight out of the top draw as well. I now have a new website www.chrishelme-brighouse.org.uk have a lot through it all, I am sure you will...
  17. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 30 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Apologies for no show last week, I was away in The Netherlands. Here is the new show for Sunday 30 July. As always there is something new something old and something to suite all tastes. Don’t forget the show is always open for requests and for those unanswered questions...
  18. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 2 July 2017

    Hello Brass Banders Welcome to this week's show - two hours of top class brass band music from the present day bands both home and abroad and some fabulous soloists both from the present day star players to some fine vintage performances. If you have not heard the show before I am sure like...
  19. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 11 June 2017

    Hello Brass Banders – Here is our new Sunday Bandstand show and the playlist for this week. We have performances from bands and soloists from around the world. We also have tracks from 2017 dating back to 1966 – music as always to suit all tastes. Don’t forget if you have any questions about...
  20. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 28 May 2017

    Hello Brass Banders It is nice to be back – three weeks in the Cyprus sun has been a much needed tonic and gave me chance to work on a new book I have been commissioned to write – not a brass band book but one about the industry of my town of Brighouse. It is not finished and the publishers are...
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