Monday 17 September 2018

Trombone 'Pop Idols'

Trombone soloist and University of Salford’s Programme Leader for Musical Arts, Dr. Brett Baker, looks back at the trombone’s ‘pop idols’ of yesteryear and their contribution to its repertoire. This article is featured in the September 2018 edition of BBW. For more articles, news and reviews subscribe to BBW Digital, available...read more

Monday 17 September 2018

BBW Interview: Tom Hutchinson

Capped by a recent British Open victory, the summer of 2018 is one to remember for Cory Band’s principal cornet, Tom Hutchinson, who travelled across the globe performing to new audiences and has a new CD - This Way - out next month. Mark Good met the talented performer. This article...read more

Monday 17 September 2018

Young Voice: Sophie Stevenson

Mark Good meets rising percussion star - South Derbyshire performer, Sophie Stevenson, recently signed by Fairey Band and one of the Yamaha Corporation’s new, young artists. This article is featured in the September 2018 edition of BBW. For more articles, news and reviews subscribe to BBW Digital, available to read online (annual...read more

Monday 17 September 2018

Scotland's best kept secret

For six decades, the National Youth Brass Band of Scotland has welcomed some of the finest young brass and percussion players the country has to offer. Mark Good charts the rise of one of Scottish banding’s diamond exports. This article is featured in the September 2018 edition of BBW. For more...read more

Monday 17 September 2018

The future looks bright

Nicola Bland interviews the new CEO of Brass Bands England, Kenneth Crookston, about his organisation’s vision to drive membership and improve the fortunes of English brass bands. This article is featured in the September 2018 edition of BBW. For more articles, news and reviews subscribe to BBW Digital, available to read online...read more

Saturday 15 September 2018

Compelling Cory lifts seventh British Open

Christopher Thomas brings the highlights of the 166th British Open at Symphony Hall, Birmingham on 8 September, at which Cory triumphed against the strength and breadth of quality that distinguished virtually every performance. This article is featured in the September 2018 edition of BBW. For more articles, news and reviews subscribe...read more

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Great designs from Hercules

Hercules offers equipment for the percussionist that just takes the stress out of performing on stage and recording, due to its extremely well thought-out designs and sturdy construction. Top of the list of ‘must haves’ for the percussionist is the DS800B Percussion Table with a load capacity of 25kg, which can...read more


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