“40 Marches Around The World” reaches Poland

Our successful CD “40 Marches Around The World” has found favour in Poland.

During the annual ‘Pro Patria’ celebrations which commemorate Independence Day throughout the country, the Polish Army Border Guard Orchestra and chorus host a large concert at the Field Cathedral. The picture shows John Kroes the Vice Chairman of the International Military Music Society presenting a copy of the CD to Brigadier Leszek Elas whose musicians took part in the recording.

Copies of the CD can be purchased from our On-line shop at www.musichouseproductions.co.uk/music_shop.html.

Clifton and Lightcliffe’s “Lost Chord”

A further release is imminent for the Christmas ‘rush’ with the the latest recording project by the Clifton and Lightcliffe Bands.

The Yorkshire based organisation releases their second CD with contributions from the Senior Band, the ‘B’ Band and some fine playing by organist Neil Taylor, the Master of the Music at Sheffield Cathedral.

Recorded in October at Brighouse Methodist Church the CD, entitled ‘The Lost Chord‘ includes a fine mix of music which will prove highly successful.

To learn about the band visit their website at www.cliftonband.co.uk.

“More Than Brass” launched

 

The Lighthouse Theatre at Kettering was the venue for the successful launch of the latest recording by the ladies of ‘Boobs and Brass’ on the 19th of November in support of the charity ‘Breast Cancer Campaign”.

A packed audience heard the band, conducted by John Hudson, playing a number of items from their latest CD “More Than Brass” and they were joined for the evening by Peterborough’s new women’s barbershop chorus, “Rhapsody” and local performer Jon Baish.

Sales of the CD were reported as being ‘very brisk’ and you can obtain your copy by visiting our On-Line Shop or via the band’s website, http://www.boobsandbrass.com.

“The Path To Peace”

Our few days in beautiful Suffolk in early August has come to fruition with the completion of the recording project with the Royal Signals Northern Band.

Although based in Darlington the band completed the recording during their annual summer training course whilst based with the RAF at Honington in Suffolk.

The title of the CD “The Path to Peace” is taken from one of the recorded items written by Alex Knox and featuring Musician Mark Bonham on soprano saxophone.

You can learn more about the band at http://www.army.mod.uk/signals/display/19377.aspx

 

“Twenty Years On” with the Kinder Childrens’ Choir

In conjunction with Richard Scott at RAS Audio we have completed the latest recording with the Kinder Children’s Choir based in the High Peak in Derbyshire.

The choirs, set up by former opera singer Joyce Ellis, have been very successful in promoting choral music for young people in the area and some one hundred youngsters aged between eight and eighteen are involved in the five choirs.

You can learn more about the organisation at http://www.kinderchildrenschoirs.org.uk/

 

“The Anson” VBS (Poynton Brass Band) release

A further release is imminent with the completion of the recording project with the Vernon Building Society Poynton Brass Band.

“The Anson” is the latest release by the north west’s championship section band and the title of the CD is taken from a featured commissioned work written to celebrate the Anson Engine Museum which is based in Poynton.

The CD will be launched on the 10th of December and you can find out more about the band at http://www.poyntonband.co.uk/

Clifton & Lightcliffe Band recording

We have spent the weekend recording the Yorkshire based Clifton and Lightcliffe Band at the Brighouse Methodist Church.

The band, based at Bailiff Bridge in the famous ‘banding’ town of Brighouse is a flourishing organisation under the musical direction of former Black Dyke flugel horn player, John Clay, and the active organisation supports three bands including a learners group.

This is the second CD the band has recorded and the project is being led by David Horsefield of Kirklees Music.

You can learn more about the band on their website www.cliftonband.co.uk/

 

“A Bit on the Slide”

We have completed the work on the solo CD recording, “A Bit on the Slide”, by Simon Johnson, the principal trombone player with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, with Kingdom Brass.

We recorded the project earlier this year at the impressive Henry Wood Hall in Glasgow under the direction of  the professional tuba player, composer, conductor and arranger, Andy Duncan.

The CD will be released on the 1st of December and will be available on our On-Line shop.

 

“More Than Brass” release

In what has been a particularly busy time, we have also sent the work for the latest ‘Boobs and Brass’ project for manufacture.

“More Than Brass” is the second album by the Northamptonshire based all ladies’ brass band which was formed some five years ago with the sole purpose of raising money for the charity ‘Breast Cancer Campaign’. The recording, which took place at the end of September, featured some sixty players with their special guest soloists from all over the UK.

The CD will be launched at the band’s annual concert which is being held at the Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering on the 19th of November with a similar event at the Cutler’s Hall in Sheffield on the 11th of December.

To learn more about the band, which has raised £80,000 for the charity ‘Breast Cancer Campaign’ since its formation in 2006 please go to http://www.boobsandbrass.com/index.html

 

 

“Where The Irwell Springs”

We have completed the work on the latest recording by the 2nd Rossendale Scout Group Band. The recording features a number of the band’s talented soloists in a collection of popular concert items which includes two vocal tracks.

The CD will be available from the first week of November although pre-orders by the band’s Patrons and regular supporters are particularly encouraging as a result of promotional work with local radio and television.

You can follow the band on their website at http://www.2ndrossendale.co.uk/.