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.

The Great Arnold Jacobs…

“… If you play a brass instrument, you have been taught by him, even if you don’t realise it.” – the great Dale Clevenger

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The Horn Makers…

So that’s how they do it! Split one pearl one…

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What Is It About Horn Players?!

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Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2 – Tim Jackson

A great photo (below), by Chris Morley, of RLPO Principal Horn star, Timothy Jackson. Tim will be displaying his solo wares with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as concerto soloist in the beautiful Concerto for French Horn no. 2. by … Continue reading

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Fabulous iPhone Amplifiers Made From Salvaged Brass Instruments…

Artist Christopher Locke builds and sells Analog Tele-Phonographers, amplifiers for iPhones and iPads that are built out of repurposed brass instruments and require no external power source….

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The Great John Fletcher…

This is photo of the world renowned tuba virtuoso, John Fletcher, pictured with Andre Previn during the 1972 recording of the Tuba Concerto by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

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At Last… A Use For The Trombone!

Another Use For The Trombone! That’s Enough, We’re Sending The Trombones In! Duelling Trombones Don’t Drink And Play Trombone! John Suchet Receives His First Trombone Lesson… If Goldfish Played The Trombone Richard Strauss On Trombones Elgar Wasn’t One To Blow … Continue reading

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Sad News – Edward Kleinhammer has passed away… RIP

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Michael Mulcahy On Working With The Chicago Symphony Brass

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Trombonist, Michael Mulcahy, on recording and working with the CSO Brass Section. Incidentally, Michael used to play in the Tasmanian Symphony, with our own Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Principal Percussion, Graham Johns.

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The Horn Section Takes A Break!

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