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Hi. I'm Jay. I am Principle Percussionist with Jersey Premier Brass. Started playing drums at age 3, studied mostly military side drum, which was a great start for learning rudiments (I recommend this to any beginner). My First band was The Band of the Island of Jersey which are a non-contesting band, but do play at lots of venue's each year. They also have a Corps of drums, which is unusual for a Brass Band. They are very well known for their deportment and marching displays.
Anyway, Left Jersey in 2001 to live in London and played with Brent Brass and Regent Brass (London) Grimsdyke Brass (Harrow), and also The Central Band of The Royal British Legion (London). Moved back to Jersey in 2004 and joined JPB. First contest
was L&SC area's in 2005 and had a great result by winning. Then on to the finals in Harrogate. Again, we played very well and the feeling of winning is amazing.
Looking forward to the 2nd Section area's next year.
Chat soon