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Gloucestershire youth to gain Marsalis experience of a lifetime

Members of the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band are set to enjoy a musical experience of a lifetime later this year — as they join with the incredible Wynton Marsalis on stage...

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  The youngsters will take to the stage alongside the great American trumpet player and his quartet

The members of the Gloucestershire Youth Brass Band will enjoy a musical experience of a lifetime later this year when they take to the stage to perform alongside the incredible American trumpet player Wynton Marsalis.

They will also be joined by members of the Gloucestershire Youth Jazz Combo and advanced brass and percussion players to combine for what is promised to be a truly fabulous evening of music making at Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday 13th July.

Honoured

Steven Legge, the Extended Learning & Provisions Manager or Gloucestershire Music told 4BR: "We are both honoured and delighted to be given this opportunity to perform alongside ten 'Brass for Africa' musicians and the incredible Wynton Marsalis this July.

Our thanks go to Artistic Director Alison Balsom and the Cheltenham Music Festival for this awesome opportunity."

We are both honoured and delighted to be given this opportunity to perform alongside ten 'Brass for Africa' musicians and the incredible Wynton Marsalis this JulySteven Legge

Find out more

The performance will form part of the festivals 75th anniversary celebrations this year with tickets going on sale to the general public on Wednesday 3rd April.

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