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End of era at LTTB

New producer set for Listen to the Band.

 

A new producer will be taking over BBC flagship Brass Band programme Listen to the Band in the new year. The new producer will be Terry Carter and for all band secretaries who need to cntact him, his telephone number will be 0121 5676353, and his e-mail is .

Many thanks for all your help over the last three years. I've really enjoyed producing the programme and being part of the brass band world, and have met some great people along the way.Outgoing LTTB Producer Al Booth

Val Simmonds will remain on the programme and can be contacted on 0121 567 6344 or .

Al Booth, who has been a breath of fresh air for the programme, and should be thanked greatly by one and all will still be producing Radio 2' s Young Brass soloist competition this year, and hopes to produce the occassional studio session when time permits. She told 4BR, "Many thanks for all your help over the last three years. I've really enjoyed producing the programme and being part of the brass band world, and have met some great people along the way."



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Stan Lippeatt

BA, LRSM
Conductor, adjudicator, tutor