Conductor, arranger and player, Sandy Smith, has taken a lead role in adventurous music collaborations - here, he debates the benefits of throwing caution to the wind by collaborating with other genres to find new audiences.
Over the years as a player, conductor, arranger and occasional composer, the idea of collaborating with...read more
BBW’s Chief Contributor, Christopher Thomas and Iwan Fox of 4barsrest.com beamed into 32 countries as they fronted the live Internet stream of Bolsover Festival of Brass on 1 October. Christopher over-views the event’s success story, built on a spirit of adventure.
For those of us that are involved in the brass band...read more
Septura is set to showcase its precious ‘loot’ through Kleptomania. Septura’s very own trombone star, Matthew Knight, enlightens.
Septura is now five years old, and we’re in the middle of one of our most ambitious projects yet - a four-concert series called Kleptomania, which we will perform at both St. John’s Smith...read more