Category Archives: The Brass Section

Life & Times of ‘our’ end of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra plus general information about the brass world in general.

Another Use For The Tuba!

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Trombone Humour…

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A Musical Announcement!

It is 12 months since Chat Brass got together and gave a concert in St. Joseph’s church which was a great success. This year we are giving another concert in St. Joseph’s Hall on Chapel Street on Monday 25th May … Continue reading

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Great News – Besses O’th Barn Brass Band In Fine Fettle!

Great news! RLPO Principal Trombone Simon Cowen has taken over the mantle of Musical Director of Besses O’th Barn Brass Band. Besses haven’t had it so good in recent years but under Simon’s consumate musicianship, I feel sure they will … Continue reading

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Tuba Humour…

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The French Horn Player…

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More Trombone Humour…

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Trombone Humour!

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The Great Derek James – RIP

Derek James – formerly 1st trombone in the LPO, Royal Opera House and RPO. Sadly passed away last week at age 86 – a great hero to many of us. Here are some thoughts about professional music making from one … Continue reading

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Tuba Humour!

My Precious…

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