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Bold as Brass Podcast

Apr 18, 2021

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode French horn player Rebecca Karu tells us about how the horn chose her (and not the other way around!), about her blog Mind Over Practice, and about...


Apr 11, 2021

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode jazz trumpet player and composer Laura Jurd tells us about her love of improvisation, about teaching at her alma mater, and how she's accidentally...


Apr 4, 2021

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to other brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode Myles Blakemore tells us how he fell in love with music thanks to a marching band, about his upcoming debut solo album and helps us decide the fate of...


Mar 28, 2021

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to other brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode Tim Thorpe (principal horn, BBC National Orchestra of Wales) tells us about about finding fascination with the French horn at a very young age, about...


Mar 21, 2021

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to other brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode jazz trombonist and composer Mark Nightingale tells us how he first became interested in composition, about a lucky break he got from being brave on a...