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A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to other brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they would happily put in the bin and never play again.

Bold as Brass Podcast Melissa Brown

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    • 4.8 • 14 Ratings

A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to other brass professionals about their careers, how they got there and what music they would happily put in the bin and never play again.

    Jessica Pearce

    Jessica Pearce

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode French horn player Jessica Pearce (Eastern Illinois University) tells us about growing up in a super musical family, about the nostalgia she finds with John Williams, and we hear about Calypsus Brass from the horn seat!
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    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 37 min
    Luke Spence

    Luke Spence

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode we talk to Luke Spence (newly appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Trumpet at the SUNY Potsdam Crane School of Music) who tells us about starting out as a flute player, we hear about his group Anima Brass, and he tells us all about the processes and procedures behind his debut solo album 20th Century Art Songs.
    Facebook: Bold as Brass Podcast
    Instagram: @boldasbrasspodcast
    Website: boldasbrasspodcast.com
    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 43 min
    Deanna Swoboda

    Deanna Swoboda

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode tubist and educator Deanna Swoboda tells us about starting out as a clarinet player, we talk about playing with the Athena Brass Band, and we discuss music and entrepreneurship.
    Facebook: facebook.com/boldasbrasspodcast
    Instagram: @boldasbrasspodcast
    Website: boldasbrasspodcast.com
    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 34 min
    Marcus Grant

    Marcus Grant

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player, educator, content creator, and composer Marcus Grant tells us about his beginnings as a singer and in theatre, we talk about living composers and contemporary music, and he tells us about his experiences within the digital space and content creation.
    Most episodes are recorded remotely via video call programmes. There are occasional technical glitches - please bear with us!
    Facebook: Bold as Brass Podcast
    Instagram: @boldasbrasspodcast
    Website: boldasbrasspodcast.com
    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 57 min
    Patrick Johns

    Patrick Johns

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trombonist, arranger, educator, and producer Patrick Johns tells us about his choral singing beginnings, we hear about his experiences with Bell's Palsy, and we learn all about Oompah Brass.
    Most episodes are recorded remotely via video call programmes. There are occasional technical glitches - please bear with us!
    Facebook: Bold as Brass Podcast
    Instagram: @boldasbrasspodcast
    Website: boldasbrasspodcast.com
    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 52 min
    Judith Saxton

    Judith Saxton

    A nosy trombonist (Melissa Brown) chats to fellow brass professionals about their careers, how they got there, and what music they'd happily put in the bin. In this episode trumpet player and educator Judith Saxton tells us about how her career has developed and changed over time, we learn about her interests in musicians and movement, and we hear about Trompettes Sonique.
    We had some technological and room issues recording this in person at IWBC so we apologise that the audio is not at its usual standard. The content is still great, though, so please enjoy.
    Facebook: Bold as Brass Podcast
    Instagram: @boldasbrasspodcast
    Website: boldasbrasspodcast.com
    Show artwork: Stuart Crane
    Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod
    Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5011-upbeat-forever
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

76_trombones ,

Great variety!

Interesting conversations with a huge variety of brass musicians from different genres. There's definitely something for everyone and it's nice to see positive things generated from the pandemic!

Non-musical-fan ,

Non musician

As a non musician I found these both informative and amusing 😊 The range of chat was serious, funny, encouraging and inspiring - a very enjoyable way to while away some time - already looking forward to the next one 👍🏻

beco23 ,

Well worth listening

Fascinating insight

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