On Christmas Day, the BBC Radio show Sounds of Brass, hosted by Phillip Hunt, will feature “Music with a Message” from the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb). The program will include items from the ISB’s latest Christmas recording, Celebrate the Season! and will also feature a personal message for the listeners from the Staff Bandmaster.
Philip Cobb, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra, plays a selection of trumpet solos, accompanied by the Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Released at the Championship Section National Brass Band Championships, Royal Albert Hall, 8 October 2016.
On 10 October 2014, the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) presented its 68th annual Pre-Contest Festival. Guest soloist for this year’s concert was Philip Cobb, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra. The event, which was compèred by Paul Hindmarsh, was also a tribute to retired Bandmaster James Williams MBE, celebrating his 70 years of association with Enfield Citadel Band.
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.
This recording features solos performed by six members of the Cobb family – Roland, John, Stephen, Roger, Matthew and Philip.
After many months of prayer, planning and preparations, “The Sage Event”, hosted by Sunderland Millfield Corps at Sage Gateshead, on 22 March 2014, was a great success. Special guests were the King’s Singers and Philip Cobb, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra.
The Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) celebrated its 120th anniversary on 21 September 2013 with a concert featuring trumpet virtuoso Philip Cobb.
Thursday, 22 March 2012 was a sunny, warm day in New York City. As the beautiful day turned into a pleasant evening, a large crowd gathered outside world-renowned Carnegie Hall in eager anticipation of the 125th Anniversary Festival of the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris).