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BB On the Record: Chris Bradley on his lockdown album, becoming a Besson artist and his fascinating musical life

Friday 13 November, 2020

BB On the Record: Chris Bradley on his lockdown album, becoming a Besson artist and his fascinating musical life.

 

Celebrated cornetist, conductor and educator Chris Bradley joins Mark Good as he prepares to release a new album of music, all recorded at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more than 15 years, the newly-crowned Besson artist has impressed audiences far and wide with his performances as principal cornet player with Whitburn Band, enjoying no shortage of success – but his links with the band go back much further, as he explains.

Chris also reflects on his musical upbringing, from a young lad in Clydebank trying to get to grips with the trumpet, to performing with Scotland’s finest bands and orchestras.

That, and he picks a very tasty Piece of the Podcast.