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Military musical display for Christmas

Lt Col Graham Jones will be showcasing the best the lads and lasses in our top military bands can do this Christmas.

Guards on the march

 

Lieutenant Colonel Graham Jones will be celebrating the festive season with appropriate music provided by some of the world’s finest military bands.

Special programme

In a special Christmas programme on Classic FM, he will highlight performances from the likes of the Band of the Grenadier Guards to the US Army Field Band, via the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and the Band of the Royal Signals.

Exploring

Lt Col Jones told 4BR: "I will be exploring some of the finest Christmas recordings, and telling the stories behind some of these outstanding ensembles."

A former Director of Music of the Coldstream Guards, Lieutenant Colonel Graham Jones retired in November 2011 after a glittering career spanning almost 40 years of service.

I will be exploring some of the finest Christmas recordings, and telling the stories behind some of these outstanding ensemblesLt Col Jones

Go to:

http:/­/­www.classicfm.com/­radio/­christmas/­25-december/­christmas-band/



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