Sousaphone

 

 

A cumbersome looking instrument which looked awkward to manouver into position.  Nevertheless I thought it’s impressive shape matched it’s sound as we watched the Lancashire Youth Street Band perform.

Brass Monkeys Festival

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On a Christmas shopping spree I got distracted by the sound of music everywhere.    This Band got my attention with dancers and children joining in with the music.  It’s the annual Winter event of the Brass Monkeys Festival  in Oldham.

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Mixedup

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An image of mixed instruments through a musical shop window in Manchester.  ‘ Mixed up’ is also the title of my latest track now on Soundcloud.   It brings a similar mix of instrumental sounds together.  More track album picture to check out on my Welcome page.

The Big Drum

The Big Drum

The Big Drum – Slubbing Billy’s Morris Clogg Dancers at The Homefirth Festival of Folk.

When it comes to The Big Drum, there’s nothing like a procession to get things going – only in this case I think things have come to a halt. (Holmefirth Festival of Folk.

Singin’ in The Rain

We may have to walk in the rain, but not everyone’s inspired to sing in it.   Gene Kelly’s ‘Singin’ In The Rain’ brought  Music, Song and Dance together in an inspiring way.  This iconic Musical Film remains as entertaining today as 62 years ago.

Singing In the Rain

Singing In the Rain

(Photo taken in York Museum Gardens)

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