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Interview with Wild Boar and Bull Brass Band

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Interview with London Chamber Brass

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Horn Players and the History of Ska

Ask most modern music fans what ska music is, and they might tell you about a modern genre, some kind of rock band with horn players. Americans would list a slew of 90′s bands that faded out as quickly as they became popular, with a nod to skateboarders, punks, and the west coast music scene. [...]

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Jazz Standards – “Some time Ago”

For a piece of music written by an unknown writer/musician, this tune has really earned the accolade “Jazz Standard” over the years. I first heard “Some time ago” on an album recommended by the American Jazz magazine, Down Beat; it was one of their records of the month round about 1964. In the early days [...]

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CD Review: Gábor Boldoczki – ‘Tromba Veneziana’

Those of us who ply our trade in Brass or Wind bands are no strangers to playing arrangements of music originally written for other genres and instruments, often orchestral. But ask those Championship Section British Brass Bands who had to take on the rigours of Ravel’s ‘Daphnis et Chloe’ at the 2012 National Brass Band [...]

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