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    Brass Bands not so inclusive in the Royal Albert Hall Proms

    Dear Friends , I have been involved with brass bands nearly all my life as a player and spectator . For the past few years I have been asking and writing to many people why oh why are we not seeing a top brass band invited on to the main stage at the proms season . I think if my memory serves me...
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    Sold/Expired Band Required

    The Ackworth and Pontefract Branch Royal British Legion urgently requires a band (marching preferred but not essential) to play at The Remembrance Day Parade in Pontefract on 11th November. This is a well established event with a loyal and appreciative group of participants and is well...
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    Harrogate Band - Front Row Cornet players required!

    Required: We're looking for committed front row Cornet players who are seeking a new challenge to join our thriving, dynamic, fun and exciting 1st Section band. Contact: Rehearsals are Wednesday (8pm — 10pm) and Sunday (7pm — 9pm) in the centre of Harrogate which has great road, rail and bus...
  4. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 21 January 2018

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of sparkling music from the world of brass bands. As always I have a varied and eclectic choice for you this week. A special mention of 'A British March Parade...', any band taking this on needs to have both the ability and almost as important...
  5. 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...
  6. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 26 November 2017

    Hello Brass Banders - Welcome to another two hours of brass band music from around the world, we also have some wonderful soloists. We are now fast approaching the festive season - if you have a favourite carol or piece of Christmas music and you would like to hear it on the show please contact...
  7. ChrisHelme

    Sunday Bandstand weekly brass band programme 5 February 2017

    Hello Everyone Here is this week’s Sunday Bandstand programme another fab two hours of music from the world of brass bands. Mixcloud Link: Playlist: Playlist 5 February 2017 Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010 Opening...
  8. DocFox

    NABBA News (USA)

    The North American Brass Band Association had been promoting brass bands in the US for several decades. They have been a little lenient with their rules. For example you could use BBb tubas instead of Eb tubas and F-horns rather than Eb. No Longer. They are going to follow the UK model. The...
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