The latest issue of Brass Band World magazine is now out, and it is once again packed with news, views, opinions, articles and reviews.
There is news of the 2024 Regional Championship test-pieces, a report from the 169th British Open Championship, a tribute to composer Gareth Wood and interview with Austrian baritone star Felix Geroldinger.
There are also roundups from around the banding world and a special feature on the GUS Band which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, whilst the BBW 'Castaway' is Whitburn's principal cornet Chris Bradley.
The Japanese virtuoso Ryunosuke Abe is quizzed, and the 'Pro Platform' interviewee is Jannicke Eide Ellingsen feature of the Norwegian Army Band.
Of Men and Mountains
Tim Mutum looks back 100 years to the Luton Red Cross Band that won the National Championship title.
A century later and Edward Gregson previews his imposing 'Of Men and Mountains' which will test the bands at the Royal Albert Hall next month, whilst Ronald Holz looks at the musical friendship between Eric Ball and Erik Leidzen.
All this and there is much, much more to enjoy with reviews and featuresâ€¦
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