Take a look at this fantastic short film about the life and roles a trumpeter in the Royal Air Force staring our very own Alan Thomas. Some great little nuggets of information about the similarities and differences between bugles and trumpets and the fanfares that make up the repertoire for the heralding instrument. Especially poignant…
We are pleased to announce that our latest recording, Festmusik: A Legacy is now available to the general public. Recorded by Chandos Records, it’s available in multiple formats across all the major streaming services, it’s another collaboration with the award winning conductor John Wilson, the acclaimed British brass chamber group, Septura and other talented friends that is guaranteed to raise the roof. For more information about the genesis of the whole project, take a look at the full promotional release video including an interview with David Gordon Shute that gives an idea of the decades of planning that has gone into the project.
To purchase a copy or stream and to find out more information on the music we have recorded on the release, click here.
January 28th at 12.45pm sees the release of our pre-recorded concert that we made back in December for the Imperial College Lunchtime Series. Use the YouTube window above to view it via the IC Channel. It includes a 15 minute “Live Notes” chat by Dr Bruno Bower beforehand.
Guest Trumpets – Phil Cobb, Ryan Linham
Six months ago in July 2020 we recorded a virtual concert for JAM on the Marsh:Virtual in Hythe. Included in the programme was the first movement of Kenny Wheeler’s One for Five and we are pleased to have uploaded the full version to YouTube for for everyone to watch.
This piece was the whole genesis of the Onyx Noir jazz disc, produced by NMC Recordings, it served as inspiration for the other eleven composers featured to contribute. Should you be interested in hearing the second movement or indeed the whole disc, click here.
A huge thank you goes to Ed Armitage and all the team at JAM for allowing us to use this recording on our YouTube Channel.
To go with the December sale on at Onyx Brass Publishing, we’ve created a two and a half minute video of all the Shostakovich fugues mashed together! It’s an attempt to highlight some of the best bits of all ten that we recorded on Fugue. See what you think!
For those interested in the order:
1, G major 2, B minor 3, D major 4, A flat major 5, E minor 6, C major 7, G minor 8, G sharp minor 9, D flat major 10, D minor
Recorded back in July 2020 for JAM on the Marsh Virtual, this short #1Minuteof clip features Inevitable Outcome by Jason Rebello. We’ve released it to coincide with the publication of the sheet music at Onyx Brass Publishing and it joins For Rosie by Mark Nightingale from Onyx Noir in being available for purchase from the OBP website.
It also joins the ever-growing set of pieces on our 1 Minute of playlist over at our YouTube Channel. Purchase your hard copy or download by clicking here.