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.

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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A Real Piece Of Brass History!

The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Live In Japan 1979. This is the encore. An hilarious arrangement of The Carnival Of Venice. Playing in the group are: James Watson, Philip Jones, Michael Laird, John Millar, Ifor James, John Iveson, David Pursar, … Continue reading

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Xmas Chat Brass At ‘The White Lion’!

About four times a year there seems to be a quickening in the air around the Wigan area and people of all ages, size, shape and diverse backgrounds appear to gather for a cleansing ritual which is spoken about in … Continue reading

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At Last, Something For Those Cold Winter Chops…

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Today’s Office…

Today was a day off for the rest of the RLPO. Not so for the brass section. We headed off for Knowsley to play an evening concert at Halewood Academy to play Carols with choirs from seven schools, two drama … Continue reading

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Trombonasaurus Rex!

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Cracking Advice From Ian Bousfield…

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