Ep 48 - Review of the National Brass Band Championship

October 20, 2017

Dave and Kenny review the National Brass Band Championship from the Royal Albert Hall, London. The contest, won by Brighouse and Rastrick generated some talking points and Steven Mead joins the episode to discuss.

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

 

 

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Ep 47 - Preview of the National Brass Band Championship and Palanga

October 11, 2017

Dave and Kenny are joined by Sandy Smith, Martin Gernon and Steven Mead to gives their views and predictions on the forthcoming "Nationals" at the Royal Albert Hall, London with half an eye on the Glenlivet whisky.

Steven Mead also describes the banding outlook in Lithuania and reveals his outrage at the treatment of the people of Palanga by EBBA, in the decision not to award the 2019 EBBC. There follows a debate on the role of EBBA in breaking new territories for banding.

The Brass Band Podcast is a British Bandsman Production for KGC Media.

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Ep 46 - Martin Gernon: The Business of Banding

October 10, 2017

Dave and Kenny are joined by Martin Gernon of the Centre Stage Group who reveals why he started his businesses and also his challenges during his time as a band Chairman. He issues practical advice on how to structure band finances and tips on buying from suppliers.

Also featured on this episode is worrying "dotards" and the lost art of small enssemble playing.

 

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

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