This recording features solos performed by six members of the Cobb family – Roland, John, Stephen, Roger, Matthew and Philip.
As a part of the Portsmouth Citadel Band’s year-long celebration of its 125th anniversary, the International Staff Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Stephen Cobb, visited the city on the weekend of 23 – 24 April 2005.
The International Staff Band (Bandmaster Stephen Cobb) visited Bristol on the weekend of 27 – 28 November 2004, their third weekend campaign of the current season.
The Coventry Methodist Central Hall was the venue for the second International Staff Band festival of the fall season, beginning a series of performances in Coventry on the weekend of 30 – 31 October, 2004.
In 1906, an official Board of Enquiry certified that the band at Consett had the honor of being the first Salvation Army Corps Band, with its beginning in 1879. Since the 50th in 1929, major anniversaries of the band’s founding have been occasions for a visit from the International Staff Band.
Bandmaster Stephen Cobb and the Hendon Band of the Salvation Army performed in concert on June 1, 2003, as a part of the Mill Hill Music Festival.