A King surveys his Gallery

Issue 5959

BRIGHOUSE AND RASTRICK PAINTS THE BRIGHTEST PICTURES AT THE RAH

WHAT'S ALL THE PALAVER WITH PALANGA?

SAGE GATESHEAD PREPARES FOR OUTSTANDING BRASS IN CONCERT LINE-UP

Passing of composer Bruce Fraser

Friday 17 February, 2017

British Bandsman has been informed of the sudden death earlier today of composer Bruce Fraser following a suspected heart attack. Bruce was a popular and respected member of the banding community and, in addition to having a highly successful career in education - he taught tuba virtuoso James Gourlay amongst many others - was a prolific composer and arranger. 

He was 69 and leaves his wife Pat and daughter Lynne.