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More Trombone Humour!

I was browsing the web, recently and came across this great piece on the blog of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. I hope they don’t mind me posting it in it’s entirety but I have left the links to their site … Continue reading

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Trombone Humour…

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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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RLPO And Fantasia (2000)…

Yesterday saw the RLPO giving two performances of Disney’s Fantasia (2000). We showed the film on a screen above the orchestra whilst playing the score underneath. Philharmonic Hall was packed out for the shows, too. In between the performances our … Continue reading

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Jacqui Dankworth Singing (Swinging!) In The New Year At The Phil…

We have had the absolute pleasure of working with Jacqui Dankworth for the last two days. She is a wonderful lady, as well as being a consumate songstress. Conducted by Mike Dixon, this would be for our New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas Everyone!

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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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Busy Day At The Office…

Monday was a busy day for Chris Morley (Bumper French Horn), Simon Cowen (Section Leader Trombone) and myself. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra had a day off but, as they say, there is no rest for the wicked! Our trio … Continue reading

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