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The Easter Band Championships – Sweeter Than Chocolates

18-year-old Sydney trombonist Minami Takahashi reflects on her experience of the 2014 Australian Band Championships in Brisbane over the Easter long weekend. Minami is studying trombone with Scott Kinmont at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and was successful in winning the Junior Champion of Champions and Open Tenor Trombone categories at the championships.  1,634 more words

Tenor Trombone

Wednesday, April 23rd

sounds of New Orleans

Let Me Do My Thang: Rebirth Brass Band (Keith Reynaud, 2000)



random thoughts

Day after day tiptoeing through minefields, until finally our luck runs out.

Music Clip Of The Day

Is Seattle Ready for a Mardi Gras Revival?: Tubaluba's Annual Fat Tuesday Throwdown

“There’s not enough Catholics in Seattle!” Kohen Burrill laughs passing Jason Cressey and I backstage at theTractor Tavern prior to this past Fat Tuesday celebration… 929 more words


Spring Festival Preparations

The band has been busy preparing for the The 94th Spring Brass Band Festival over the past few weeks. This year the band are taking part in the Senior Trophy contest playing Frank Wright’s classic arrangement of… 28 more words


Piece of the Week - 4/18/2014

Malcolm Arnold’s “Fantasy for Brass Band”

Brittle Asthma will not stop Josie blowing her own trumpet - or Tenor Horn

TALENTED young musician Josie Whale, of Launceston, has been invited to take part in the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain Easter course again this year. 421 more words


Lusaka Parade Day


I spent the day walking around Lusaka. The guide book tells me that most people choose to bypass the city but I actually really like it. 261 more words