Sunday Bandstand 13 February 2022

Sunday Bandstand 13 February 2022

The newest member of the London Symphony Orchestra is trumpet player James Fountain. As the LSO Principal Trumpet he is following in the footsteps of some of his brass playing heroes.

He grew up surrounded by music with both his parents in the local Salvation Army band. He first picked up the cornet at the age of three, as a youngster he played with his local band the GUS Band, The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and then the Grimethorpe Colliery Band. He was Principal Trumpet at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra whilst still studying and also held the same position with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

James has always been inspired by the level of musicianship in London and feels very fortunate to have played with so many fantastic players during his career so far. One of his most important brass playing icons is Maurice Murphy, former Principal Trumpet at the London Symphony Orchestra.
James is featured on this week's show with a track from his new CD.

Playlist 13 February 2022

Recording Details 

Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Opening for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010
Wellington Citadel - Harold Scotney Southport Citadel Band of the Salvation Army BM: Brian Johnson - 1999  'The Salvation  Army Marching Band - Joyful News' - CD - Castle Music  - PPIESD065 - 1999
Rufford Abbey - Drake Rimmer  St Dennis Band MD: Eddie Williams - 1971  'The Best In The West' - Vinyl - Fanfare Label 2485010 - 1971
Carousel - Huug Steketee Cornet Soloist Dik van Doorn with the Brass Band Rijnmond (The Netherlands) MD: Anno Appelo -  2009  'Milestone' - CD - Project Audio ........... - 2009
Legacy of Faith - Nicholas Samuel International Staff Band BM: Dr Stephen Cobb - 2022 -  'Powerhouse' - CD - SP&S CD438 - 2022
Larghetto Semplice from 'Call of the Seasons' -  Philip Catelinet Euphonium Soloist Aaron Vanderweele with the New York Staff Band (USA) BM: Ron Waiksnoris - 2003  'Air n Variations' - CD - Triumphonic Recordings - 2003
Rochdale Coconut Dance - Traditional arr. Dave Collins Brass Band de Waldsang (The Netherlands) MD: Rieks van der Velde - 2017  'Lake Music Publications Recordings' - Download from the owner of the recoding company  - 2017
Fantasy on British Sea Songs - Gordon Langford  Brighouse and Rastrick Band MD: Russell Gray - 2021  -  'WOBPlay Concert Series' - CD - Doyen Recording DOY 408CD - 2021
Overture On God Save The Queen - Jonathan Bates Flowers Band MD: Paul Holland - 2015  'The Nationals 2015' - CD - DOYCD356 - 2015
Ivory Ghosts - Gavin Higgins European Youth Brass Band MD: Ivan Meylmans 2018  'Highlights of the European Brass Band Championships 2018' - CD - Doyen Recording DOYCD384 - 2018
L'Inverno - Winter - Vivaldi arr. Robin Dewhurst Cornet Soloist Eva Bortne with the Stavanger Brass Band (Norway) MD: Allan Withington - 2010  'Master Brass Volume 21 - 2010 All England Championships Highlights' - CD - Polyphonic Recording QPRL 233D - 2010
Farewell - Traditional arr. Howard Lorriman Black Dyke Band MD: Professor Nicholas Childs - 2019  'Black Dyke Gold Volume VIII' CD - Doyen Recording DOY CD395 - 2019
California Legend - Bruce Broughton  Stangaland Brass (Norway) MD: Mats Urdal Aasen - 2013  'NM Brass Championships 3rd Division - 2013' - CD - 2013  
How do you keep the music playing  - Michel Legrand arr. Peter Lawrence  Trumpet Soloist James Fountain with the Tredegar Town Band MD: Ian Porthouse - 2022 -   'Keep the Music Playing ' - CD - Doyen Recording DOY411
Meditation The New Covenant - James Curnow  Soli deo Gloria Band (The Netherlands) MD: Jan de Haan - 1991  'Of Men and Mountains' - CD - De Haske Music DHM 3008.3 - 1991
Pizzicato Polka Op234 - Johann Strauss ll arr. Derek Ashmore Black Dyke Band MD James Watson - 1996  'Strauss Festival' - CD - Obrasso Recording - CD859 - 1996
Excelsio - Dudley Bright City of Bradford Brass MD: Lee Skipsey - 2012  'Illuminate' - CD - World of Sound  WOS 042 - 2012
Waltzing Trumpets - Denzil Stephens Harry Mortimer and his All-Star Brass MD: Harry Mortimer - 1963  'Harry Mortimer And His All-Star Brass ‎– Stars In Brass' - Vinyl - Columbia ‎– 33SX 1530 - 1963
This is the Moment from the musical Jekyll and Hyde - Frank Wildhorn arr. Adam DJ Taylor The Haydock Band MD: Mark Quinn - 2015  'Musicality' - CD - Harlequin Recordings - - 2015
Old Comrades Sing Along arr. Graham Robinson (Music from the First World War) Provinciale Brass Band Groningen (The Netherlands) MD: Richard Visser - 2018  'Lake Music Publications Recordings' - Download from the owner of the recoding company  - 2018
The Word of Grace - Norman Bearcroft Trombone Soloist Nick Hudson with the Enfield Citadel Band BM John Williams - 2005  'Now That's What I Call Brass Vol. 3 [Disc 2]' - DCD - SP&S WOB CD109 - 2005
Washington Post - J.P.Sousa Williams Fairey Band MD: Major Peter Parkes - 1995  'From Maine to Oregon Williams Fairey Band Play Sousa Marches ' - CD - Chandos  4535 - 1996
Rhythm and Blues – Philip Sparke   Closing for weekly show Foden's Band MD: Michael Fowles - 2010  'Patrons' Choice III' - CD - Egon CD-SFZ154 - 2010

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