Ep 38 - Jonny Bates

May 29, 2017

Dave and Kenny are joined by Tenor Horn virtuoso and composer Jonny Bates. The topics up for discussion are Tenor Horn repertoire, striving for excellence in the UK and one bar encores.

Also on the agenda is a heated debate on the diversity of preparation and performance at Whit Friday.

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman production by KGC Media.

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Ep 37 - Review of the Spring Festival

May 24, 2017

Dave and Kenny look back on the Spring Festival that saw wins for Whitburn, Filton Concert Brass and Dalmellington. They reflect on whether this is one contest that could grow to support it's popularity.

Also discussed is the move by Brass Band's England to appoint David Thornton as their EBBA representative.

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman production by KGC Media

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Ep 36 - Preview of the Spring Festival

May 11, 2017

Dave and Kenny preview the forthcoming Spring Festival from the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. Both pick out their bands to watch for and duly deliver the kiss of death in each section. Also discussed is the fall-out from the European Championship and the talk on social media of the demise of the top British bands as a competitive force in Europe.

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman producion.

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Ep 35 - European Champs Review

May 7, 2017

Dave and Kenny review the 40th European Brass Band Championships from Ostend won by Eikanger from Norway. Other points for discussion; the relevance of the conductor competition and the question of whether a gulf is forming between the best on the continent and the UK.

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman production.

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