Monthly Archives: June 2014

Heritage Series Volume 6 - Music from the 1980s

The sixth installment in the International Staff Band's series of Heritage recordings, this two-disc set includes a disc of new recordings and a disc of previous recordings, focusing on Salvation Army band music of the 1980s.  Read more

Faith

This new recording by Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) includes a DVD of the 1909 black and white silent movie The Salvation Army Lass, with added soundtrack composed by Dorothy Gates and played by Enfield Citadel Band.   Read more

A Tribute to Major Leslie Condon

This recording, including both brass and vocal music of Major Leslie Condon, features the Croydon Citadel Band (Bandmaster Iain Parkhouse), Regent Hall Songsters (Songster Leader Mark Walton), Les Neish (tuba) and Brett Baker (trombone).  Read more

Generations

This recording features solos performed by six members of the Cobb family - Roland, John, Stephen, Roger, Matthew and Philip.  Read more

Pearls

Pearls is the worthy successor to the superb, award-winning Diamonds that Steven Mead recorded with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force in 2012.   Read more

Transmogrifying Brass

A recording from Cory Band (conducted by Philip Harper) featuring centuries-old music with a brass twist, including the test piece from the World Music Contest in 2013, Goldberg 2012 (Svein H. Giske).  Read more

Portraits

A recording featuring Alexis Demailly (cornet) and Bastien Baumet (euphonium) with the Paris Brass Band.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band 45th Anniversary Festival

An air of excitement and anticipation swelled through the capacity audience at Scarborough Citadel, Toronto, on Saturday, 24 May 2014 as they awaited the entry of the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) for its 45th Anniversary Festival. This year’s focus was on honoring Staff Band alumni – 147 in all, including 28 deceased members.  Read more

Coventry Weekend for Winton Band

The long-awaited visit of Winton Bournemouth Band (Bandmaster Norry Smith) to Coventry City Corps, 17 – 18 May 2014, was a great occasion. The visit was originally scheduled for March 2013, but had to be cancelled and rescheduled because of snow at that time. The rescheduled weekend fell on the warmest weekend of the year to date.  Read more

Hendon Band Concert in Upper Norwood

The Hendon Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) visited Upper Norwood on the evening of 10 May 2014 for a festival of music. Vocalist Jared Littlewood was the special guest soloist.  Read more