New faces

New faces

We've been having a terrific last few months finding our lips again, and we've managed to find some new friends along the way. We have an almost full band now (just need a cornet or two) and are delighted that these new players have agreed to join us. New members We are pleased to welcome: Katherine Spencer on trombone, Eve Foley on cornet, John Newberry on Euphonium, (er, what is Ken doing there?) Craig Anderson on Bb Bass and Tony Magee on Eb Bass. Not shown, but also very welcome along, is Heather Denholm on cornet. Craig is back for his third stint with the band, and it is great to see him again. Tony lives in Fife, but that hasn't stopped him making his way to rehearsals (although his local job helps). Ken Dunkin is representing the old school of Carlton Brass, having joined the organisation before any of the other members of the band were even born. He's still bringing his superb...
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Welcome Along

Over the last month or so Carlton Brass has made large strides in its attempts to bolster the player roster. 2009 will see the band in a strong promotion position - a good result in Bedworth next March could mean that Nottingham would have a Championship Section band once more. The band has been in need of strengthening throughout 2008 and thankfully the players have now been found. We are delighted to have acquired Barry Tupper on solo euphonium. Barry is a talented soloist with a lot of experience and joins us at a key time in the bands history. Joining us on the Bass section are Dave Roberts (BBb) and Dave Kirkby (Eb). Dave and Dave (a band really can't have enough Daves) are bolstering our solid bass line and giving MD Walter Richie some great support towards a rich, creamy band sound. Dave, Dave and Barry have all previously played under Walter at Foss Dyke. Carlton Brass are delighted to sign...
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Hello and Goodbye

We bid John Yarker a fond farewell and hope that he enjoys his music in pastures new. Taking over on the euphonium chair we welcome Dave Tooth. Our long standing percussionist Henry Burnet has also decided to stand down and branch out into the key board scene, Henry will be deeply missed but we are sure that we can call upon him in the future. Taking over from Henry is Robbie Tooth, the son of Dave. Also John Moore joins the front row cornet ...
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Trombone Line-up Now Complete

Welcome to Kris Reeder who joins us on 2nd trombone. Kristopher is a semi-professional Trombonist and studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Robert Hughes (London Symphony orchestra). He has played at the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Symphony Hall Birmingham to name but a few prestigious venues. Kris is in demand both as a Soloist, orchestral player, chamber musician and of course within the brass band world. He has moved up to Nottingham University studying Law and...
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Player Changes

With Johnny Yarker, our 2nd Euphonium player, off on his annual curry, booze and sex trip to the sunny shores of Australia , Chris McMullen has stepped in to taker over from John. Chris is a student at Nottingham Uni and was a member of the Swindon Pegasus Band. Meanwhile Kevin Parkin takes the Bass Trombone seat. Kevin Joins us from The Riddings Band. From Walter and the Band...
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A Belated Welcome

Many greetings to two new female members who now grace our band. Elizabeth Clements joins the Trombone section, Elizabeth was previously with Bon Accord Sliver and has recently moved to our area. Berris Smith joins the back row cornets, Berris was a former member of Nottingham City Transport Band. Tony and all members of the Band welcome you and hope that you enjoy your stay with us....
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New Players

Following on from our success at The Butlins mineworkers Open Championships, Carlton Brass announce the following new signings in preparation for the Derby and Area contests. Joining the Band on Bass Trombone is the young and very talented bass trombonist Simon Evans. Simon has played with The Ransome Band and more lately with EYMS at last years nationals. Making a comeback on Euphonium is Gary Glover. ...
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