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Radio: All Brass Radio

More great music from across the Atlantic with the fantastic Dr Jim Fox.

  More great music from Dr Jim Fox across in the USA

It was another spectacular month on the All Brass Radio in July.

Each month, for over a decade, All Brass Radio has encouraged its visitors to vote on their favourite tracks, and in July the playlist was reduced to around 200 tracks to reflect the growing quality of the music that is being featured.

The changes have started to be shown in July, but we are sure there are going to be plenty of moves up and down the playlist in August and beyond!

This month only one track made the top 20 that had not made the top 20 before. That was the Woolston Brass Band form New Zealand, playing the wonderful march 'Crown Imperial'.

New apparel store

All Brass Radio has opened up a new apparel store selling polo shirts, T-shirts, sweatshirts and jackets with both the All Brass Radio logo and a fun new logo that simply says, 'Be Calm and let it Blow' with some fun icons to go with it.

Check it out at: http:/­/­www.allbrassradio.com/

If you'd like to have something fun for your wardrobe and donate a few dollars to the general donation fun of the All Brass Band radio station then take a look at the store and purchase something for you or someone else you love. In that way more brass bands can be heard on air!!

June 2018:

As voted by listeners

1. The Olympic Spirit (Brass Band de Waldsang)
2. You Raise Me Up (Carlton Main Frickley Colliery)
Soloist: Kirsty Abbotts (cornet)
3. Country Roads (Las Vegas Brass Band)
4. Down By The Sally Gardens (Carlton Main Frickley Colliery)
Soloist: Kirsty Abbots (cornet)
5. Jubilee (International Staff Band)
6. Olympic Fanfare and Theme (Clifton & Lightcliffe)
7. Chariots of Fire (Brass Band de Waldsang)
8. Irish Blessing (Rothwell Temperance)
9. Procession to Covenant (Canadian Staff Band)
10. Fanfare to Worship (Pasadena Tabernacle Band)

11. Bendictus From The Armed Man (Polysteel Band)
12. Day of the Dragon Special (Cory Band)
13. Hymn to the Fallen from Saving Private Ryan (Kirkintilloch)
14. The Best of John Williams (Froschl Hall Brass Band)
15. Overture to the Barber of Seville (Brass Band Berner Oberland)
16. Barnacle Bill (Pikes Peak Brass Band)
17. Themes from Silverado (Virtuosi GUS)
18. Dundonnell (Yorkshire Building Society Band)
19. Crown Imperial (Woolston Brass)
20. The Lincolnshire Poacher (Roberts Bakery Band)


All Brass Band Radio is an internet radio station dedicated to broadcasting brass bands every hour of every day of the year, free of charge and without any in-stream ads.

The station runs completely on donations by listeners and in September there will be our 'Fund Drive' for the year.

We accept donations of CDs from bands from around the world, and of your band donates a CD, we will make sure it gets put on the playlist and that your band gets at least a month or two of front-page exposure for your effort.

Kyle Lawson

Lawson returns to principal seat at Brighouse

August 14 • National Champion acts swiftly as New Zealand cornet star Kyle Lawson returns to the principal cornet seat at Brighouse & Rastrick.

Freddie Mercury

4BR Shop: Radio Ga Ga

August 14 • Every band needs to go a bit Ga Ga once in a while on a concert stage...


New associate lead at Foss Dyke

August 14 • Ian Scott becomes the new Associate Conductor at Foss Dyke Band

Band Supplies

Band Supplies: Outstanding used instruments need new homes

August 14 • There are some wonderful instruments in need of a new home before the contest season starts again...

St Pinnock Brass Band - Music at the Quayside

Thursday 16 August • Quayside centre, West Looe PL13 2ES

Ibstock Brick Brass - Ibstock Country Fair

Sunday 19 August • Ibstock Showground. Pretoria Road. Ibstock. Leicestershire LE676LN

Black Dyke Band - St Wilfrid's Church, Harrogate

Saturday 1 September • Duchy Rd, Harrogate HG1 2EY

Contest: 166th British Open

Saturday 8 September • Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA

Black Dyke Band - Brass on Sunday Gala Concert, Birmingham

Sunday 9 September • Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA

Horwich RMI Band

August 14 • Horwich RMI band are accepting interest for the positions Bb Bass and Tenor Horn (position negotiable dependent upon ability). Friendly band with balanced engagement schedule. Very enjoyable and fun rehearsals.

St Pinnock Brass Band

August 14 • SOLO TROMBONE PLAYER:. Recently revitalised with the appointment of renowned Musical Director, David Johnson, and an influx of new players - both young and old, this ambitious second section brass band is seeking a solo trombone player.

The Corsham Band

August 14 • With a solid result in our first year in the Second Section at the Regional Contest, the band are now looking for an experienced Front Row Cornet Player to join our friendly and enthusiastic team.

Andrew White

MA(Ed Man), B Ed (Hons), BBCM, ADNCB, PGCE, Cert Ed
Conductor, Arranger, Adjudicator & Educationist