Legendary flugel player, Stan Lippeatt, has collaborated with instrument manufacturer, Stomvi, to adapt the mouthpiece that he has played on for decades - originally developed in the 1800s and given to him by Alec Garbutt, who taught both Stan and Roger Webster.
The new Stomvi Flugel Mouthpiece is a less ‘cupped’, straighter,...read more
Having now been in business five years, this year finds Wessex Tubas with a real drive to ensure that the quality of its instrument brands matches the most expensive brands in the market.
Jonathan Hodgetts, the owner of Wessex Tubas, told BBW: “We are aiming for German quality of instruments, whilst at...read more
The high-profile success of the artistic collaboration between Hammonds Saltaire Band and Indian musician, Shri Shriram, will reach new heights as they take to the skies over the coming year.
British Airways decided to feature ‘Just a Vibration’ as part of their inflight entertainment after the CD was featured on several BBC...read more
The organisers of the 96th British Open Spring Festival have announced further details for the contests which will take place at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on Saturday 14th May.
The Senior Cup will be the first event to go get under way at 10.00am, with the Grand Shield starting in the Opera House...read more
RESULTS YORKSHIRE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSVenue: St. Georges Hall, Bradford
Full Results from the Yorkshire Regional Championships. Read Steven Mead’s full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! Subscribe here
Championship Section:Test Piece: Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke)Adjudicators: Michael Ball and Philip Sparke
1. Black Dyke (Prof. Nicholas J...read more
RESULTS NORTH WEST REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPSVenue: Winter Gardens, Backpool
Full Results from the Northwest Regional Championships. Read Jonathan Bates’ full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! 10 editions throughout the year for only £30! Subscribe here
CHAMPIONSHIP SECTIONTest-piece: Cambridge Variations (Philip Sparke)
Adjudicators: John Berryman...read more
Full Results from the Norwegian Brass Band Championships. Read Katrina Marzella’s full report on how the contest was won and lost by subscribing to BBW Digital today! 10 editions throughout the year for only £30! Subscribe here
Set work: Lars-Erik ter Jung, Aline Nistad and Manuel Hofstadter. Own-choice: Jan Van...read more