Taking ‘doux’ around the world

Issue 5961

BB meets cornet virtuoso Harmen Vanhoorne

2017 - the year banding was turned on its head

John Henry Iles - the man who created a dynasty

It was fifty years ago today…

Wednesday 11 October, 2017
1967 was a significant year musically, and not least in the history of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. A quirky coincidence also means that this year’s Championship Section Final at the Royal Albert Hall takes place on exactly the same date as 50 years ago - Saturday 14 October. Tim Mutum takes up the story.

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