Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 2. Welcome To The Jungle

Heavy metal with heavy metal instruments? Why not? Piece: Welcome to the Jungle; Composer: Axl Rose; Arranger: Paul Murtha. Who needs electric guitars for an heavy metal group? Stalybridge has had a heavy metal group since 1809 – the oldest brass band in the world, no less in Stalybridge Old Band. For our second door, […]

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Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 1. All Night Long (All Night)

Lionel Richie’s classic ’80s tune, played by a Macclesfield band Before we start, the fire doors are the way you came in, beside the trombone section, and the back door which leads to where the Christmas tree was last year… Piece: All Night Long (All Night); Composer: Lionel Richie; Arranger: Leigh Baker. For this year’s […]

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Escape To The Pantry: Word Search Puzzles for Greater Manchester Bus Geeks

More lockdown fun for all the family – especially bus enthusiasts At this very moment, England is in its second lockdown. Non-essential retail premises have closed, which has meant only chemists, supermarkets and variety stores can continue trading. Whereas supermarkets are able to sell ‘non-essential’ merchandise, managers have reserved the right to cordon off non-essential […]

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