113/365 Alan

“113/365 Alan” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA My mate Al is a rather decent trombone player (though don’t tell him I said that). He plays with our brass band, but probably more famously as the trombonist from The Bell regulars The Footwarmers. He loves his jazz, much to the chagrin of more than…… Continue reading 113/365 Alan

Maynard Ferguson Legacy Big Band

Maynard Ferguson Legacy Big Band, a photo by rutty on Flickr. This weekend saw me spend 48 hours or so in the most bracing part of England – Skegness for my favourite brass band event of the year, the Butlin’s Mineworkers Championships. Thousands of brass banders managed to get there despite the atrocious weather conditions.…… Continue reading Maynard Ferguson Legacy Big Band