Chandos has just released a new CD, Latin Winds, featuring the RNCM Wind Orchestra, conducted by Clark Rundell and Mark Heron. Captain Sam Hairsine interviews the two about the project, which draws on brass players and the legendary Chandos sound.
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This month, BBW’s resident Pro Practice host, Professor Roger Webster, advises how to take your best contest performance with you onto the stage.
As we move from the UK Regional contests to the European Championships at the end of April/beginning of May, I feel it necessary to bring up the ever-present subject...read more
Mark Good finds out about the remarkable journey of David Karran – City of Bradford’s hot seat cornet.
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BANDING ODYSSEY The last coach has rolled out of town and the 2018 Regional Championships in the UK have drawn to a close. Mark Good reports on a frantic few weeks of banding action, with help from the BBW team of David Childs, Christopher Thomas, Malcolm Wood and Steve Jack. Read...read more
THE EMBODIMENT OF TRUE CLASS One of the greatest cornet players to ever grace the brass band stage sadly died on 1 March at the age of 52. Lisa Fitzgerald-Lombard played in Cory Band’s cornet section with Ian Williams for more than a decade and pays tribute to the modest man...read more