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Delia Derbyshire Day 2014 – The Consequences Of Falling!

Great rehearsal with bassist Geth Griffiths tonight. We will be performing the work ‘The Consequences Of Falling’ by Ailis Ni Riain for solo trumpet and acoustic double bass specially commissioned for Delia Derbyshire Day in Manchester tomorrow evening… DELIA DERBYSHIRE … Continue reading

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A Great Study By Stan Woods…

I spent a wonderful final year at the Royal College of Music studying trumpet with Stanley Woods. Stan was Co-Principal Trumpet with the London Philharmonic ¬†Orchestra at this time. Although he had previously been a principal trumpet he had a … Continue reading

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Ian Broudie And The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

I have to say that last night’s gig at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall was sensational. The evening was a tribute to pop megastar Ian Broudie. Ian is a living legend in Liverpool, and the world, of course! Fans are devoted to … Continue reading

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I mean; how hard can it be?!

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Old Versus The New…

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RLPO In Reading At The Hexagon

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic puts on the most extensive concert series of any orchestra in the UK, each year at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall but we also travel widely over the world and throughout the UK. After two performances of Richard … Continue reading

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Too Much Mouthpiece Pressure? The Cure!

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A Night Out…

A night out for me & Scooby at the Lower Angel, in Warrington, with the RLPO trombone section. Coincidentally, our entire trombone section are all called Simon! One is missing from the photo, as someone had to take the picture… … Continue reading

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Rugby League Star Jon Wilkin and the RLPO Brass!

Following the New Year’s Eve Concert by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, a number of the brass section went down to the ‘Fly In The Loaf’ in Liverpool, to play a half hour set at the wedding reception of International … Continue reading

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My Annual Blog Report!

Well, my yearly statistics have arrived from my service provider, WordPress. It’s all great news, for me. 54,000 people viewed my blog this year. I find that quite amazing and a little overwhelming, to be honest. I’m ‘chuffed’ to bits! … Continue reading

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