Saturday 29 April 2017

CD of the Month: Affinity

Affinity Les Neish, TubaMartyn Parkes, pianoWorld of Sound WOS 101 Les Neish really needs no introduction to anyone that knows anything about low brass. He has won countless awards, played with some of our finest brass bands and, today, is regarded as one of the world’s leading tuba soloists. Having joined the...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Music: Lake of Tenderness

Lake of TendernessBy Ben Hollings Prima Vista Musikk Ben Hollings provides a delicate, atmospheric concert work utilising extended harmony reminiscent of modern choral composers such as Eric Whitacre. The work is technically modest, consisting of sustained chords interspersed with moving crotchet lines and lyrical solo contributions, and would be accessible to many bands....read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Concert: Royal Marines mesmerise at Mountbatten Festival

Royal Marines mesmerise at Mountbatten FestivalMassed bands of HM Royal MarinesDirector of Music: Lieut. Col. Nick Grace OBEDirector of Music of the Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland, Captain Matt Weites Director of Music of the Band of HM Royal Marines Commando Training Centre, Captain Steve Green Drum Corps of the...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Music: Marilyn

MarilynBy Lucy PankhurstPrima Vista Musikk Lucy Pankhurst provides an upbeat concert item inspired by the 20 Andy Warhol prints of Marilyn Monroe. The actress’s varied life is depicted in rapid changes between fast-paced, pounding rhythms, jazz-influenced phrases, sultry melodies and introspective soliloquies. Of note are the recurring themes, such as the piece...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Concert: Portraits of Tibshelf - An Evening of Film and Music

Rich in imagination and concept Portraits of Tibshelf - An Evening of Film and MusicBlack Dyke Band and Professor Nicholas Childs Tibshelf Infant and Nursery SchoolTown End Junior SchoolTibshelf Community School Saturday 18 March 2017 The word legacy is possibly an overused word in the arts, yet when Carole Hirst retired from...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Music: The Elgar Howarth Way

‘Perfect addition to any trumpeter’s collection’The Elgar Howarth Way16 studies for trumpetWith performance CDMedium – difficultBrasswind Publicationswww.brasswindpublications.co.ukThis study book, which is affectionately dedicated ‘in Memorium’ to an icon of the brass ensemble world, Philip Jones, is a collection of Trumpet Studies that is akin to the eclectic mix of styles at...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Product: SB2X Yamaha SILENT Brass

Yamaha’s new generation SILENT Brass When Yamaha released its original SILENT Brass system more than two decades ago, it was revolutionary. Complete with mute, digital processing unit and headphones, the product gave brass players - notoriously noisy neighbours - the capability of practicing without disturbing others. Practice mutes were nothing new, but...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

CD: Genesis

GenesisGrant Jameson: euphoniumThe Flowers BandCynthia Adcock and Chris Williams: PianoDiogo Gomes: Marimba and vibraphoneMax Ireland: Marimba and Latin percussion Since his arrival in the UK in 2012, Grant Jameson has set about making his mark on the brass scene. In his debut CD, the 2015 BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award winner...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Music: Spirit Song

Spirit SongBy John Wimber, arr. Chelsea PascoeAmerican Band Journal 78th EditionEdited by Dr. Dorothy GatesThe Salvation Army Eastern Territory USAwww.music.use-salvationarmy.org Chelsea Pascoe gives John Wimber’s Spirit Song a fresh lease of life in a new arrangement. Following an introduction, the original song is stated with effective simplicity, first by the upper and...read more

Saturday 29 April 2017

Concert: Wonderful evening with The ISB

Wonderful evening with The ISBThe International Staff BandConductor: Dr. Stephen CobbRegent Hall, LondonSaturday 25 March 2017 The International Staff Band (ISB) used to open its new season with a weekend at Regent Hall, where the repertoire would be mainly new works presented for the first time. These days, with different demands and...read more


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