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Gottingen 250 Years Street Festival in Halifax

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Gottingen St Festival Day 1 Halifax Cease Fire

Gottingen St Festival Day 1 Brass Band

Gottingen St Festival Day 1 intro… 87 more words


My Week - Back To Normality

After our little weekend away it was back to relative normality this week. Because we’d barely been home last week there was plenty of housework to catch up on and my blog had been somewhat neglected, so I managed to get on top of that; taking plenty of photos and preparing some draft posts. 701 more words


Friday, September 5th

Today, MCOTD‘s fifth anniversary, we revisit a few early favorites.


September 5, 2009

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo (1918-2013) and Chucho (1941-) Valdes. 65 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

(South) Queensferry

(South) Queensferry
Day 24.  157.9 miles

If we were told we’d landed up in a town in Scotland with an excellent brass band and asked Mr. 413 more words

Virtual Journey

The Last Night of the Proms - 30th August 2014

On a night more typical of October than August, the band and Junior Band took part in a very special open-air Last Night of the Proms concert in the village with special guest soloist Nicola Howard. 642 more words


Youth Band Play at The Last Night of the Proms

On 30th August, Freckleton Youth Band played at The Last Night of the Proms in Freckleton. Kath Threlfall led the band in a 20 minute slot to entertain the crowds on what turned out… 24 more words


Ear Worm!!

We had a band engagement this afternoon at Mercer Park in Accrington and we played a great programme, if I do say so myself. The mix of music was wide ranging in terms of styles, moods, tempos, audience participation and so on and I think we pretty much covered most things from big band (Hot Toddy) to film music (Themes from “Gladiator”), from marches (Aces High) to singalong/audience participation (Is This The Way To Amarillo) and from classic brass band “park-job” music (Floral Dance) to classic American folk songs (Appalachian Mountain Folk Song Suite). 262 more words