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Superbrass Weekend lined up at RWCMD

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama will host a Spectacular weekend of Super Brass from 8-10 November. The event kicks off at 5.30pm in the foyer with AMSERJAZZTIME in a brass special featuring Gordon Campbell and a host of RWCMD jazz musicians. The ... read more

2020 Regional Test Pieces Released

The five set test-pieces for the 2020 Regional Competitions were officially released at the lower section National Finals in Cheltenham last weekend. The National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain music panel of: Michael Fowles, Paul Holland, Samantha Harrison, C. Brian Buckley, John Maines and ... read more

Philip Biggs

The Brass Band World is still reeling from the news that Philip Biggs died yesterday, following a short but fiercely fought battle with cancer. Philip was well known and much loved by hundreds, if not thousands of people throughout the banding fraternity and beyond and heartfelt ... read more

Reviews

  • CD: Metropolis 1927

    Metropolis 1927 - Peter GrahamBlack Dyke BandConductor: Dr. Nicholas ChildsTrumpet: Philip CobbTrombone: Peter MooreNarrator: Dale GerrardNaxos: CD8573968 Black Dyke Band’s latest CD release ... read more

  • CD: Regionals 2019

    Regionals 2019Desford Colliery BandCory BandVirtuosi GUS BandBlack Dyke BandFoden’s BandDOYEN: CD387 With this year’s contest season now underway, this release will not ... read more