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SPECIALS

There are several tracks playing on All Brass Radio that have the word "Special" in the title. What does that mean?

On many brass band CDs, there are tunes in three to six movements (and more!). They are formed as separate tracks on the CDs. All Brass Radio has combined them into one track and placed them into the playlist.

Special means a multi-movement track is playing, which if you purchased the CD yourself, it would not show up as a single track.

VOTE ABOVE!
Vote below the Player above for your
Favorite and Least Favorite Tracks
using the stars. 1 is awful and 5 is terrific. Some Old (to see how far we have come or how good the old bands were) And MANY of the latest CDs on the Market!

Here is how the votes
will be interpreted:


5 Stars = One of the Very Best Tracks!
4 Stars = A very good Track
3 Stars = An OK track - Middle of the Pack
2 Stars = A not so good of a Track
1 Star = Lousy Track, Please Consider Removing it!

You can also vote in 1/2 stars

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All Brass Band Radio is OFFICIALLY an iTunes Radio Station. So how do you listen to the station? Easy. Go to the top menu and select RADIO. The under the FILE menu select OPEN STREAM and enter
https://s1.cloudrad.io/411wkfc9pj/listen — thats it 😀
Other Listening URLs and Help:

Mobile: https://s1.cloudrad.io/411wkfc9pj/low
Standard: https://s1.cloudrad.io/411wkfc9pj/listen

Buying or have a stand-alone internet radio? You may need to find All Brass Radio. In addition to Loveland, CO you might look for listings in Newburgh, IN. The station has changed its address within the last year.



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If you donate your band’s CD
I will play tracks from the CD on the station unless it is just awful (after about 90 donated CDs I have had only one couldn’t use) and I will put the cover image above with some notes attached. The notes you can write or I will write something after visiting your website and/or reading the CD cover information. If I get a few CDs, I will have them rotate. The cover image will have a link to your band’s website or to a CD seller’s site where listener’s can buy the CD. I love donations of CDs and try to give donors as much publicity as I can.
headphones Feel free to drop me a note. Have suggestions? Want to talk about Brass Bands? Ideas for improving the station? Email me Dr. Jim Fox (DrJAFox@gmail.com).

Mailing Address:
Dr. Jim Fox
605 West 57th Street, Lot 35
Loveland, Colorado 80538
United States of America
812-306-8530
UK +44 2392 16 0663


May Top 20 List
Published June 1, 2019
As Voted on by the
Listeners


  1. Festival March Celebration - Waitakere Brass
  2. Papa Can You Hear Me? - Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band (Kirsty Abbots, Cornet)
  3. Dark Eyes - Black Dyke Band (Dr. Brett Baker, Trombone)
4. The Flower Duet - International Staff Band (feat. Derrick Kane & Stephen Kane)
5. Fuego! - Cory Band (Tom Hutchinson, Cornet)
6. The Pink Panther - Houston Brass Band
7. Shine as the Light - Pikes Peak Brass Band
8. Tonight - Tongwynlais Temperance Band
9. Love Changes Everything - Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band
10. Folk Songs from Somerset - Cory Band

11. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Black Dyke Band
12. The Occidental - Fairey Band
13. Coming to America - Brass Band of Columbus
14. Pyrotechnic Variations On 1812 - Woodfalls Band
15. 76 Trombones - Hammonds Saltaire Band
16. Green and Gold - Guernsey Concert Brass
17. Truth Aflame - International Staff Band
18. Men of Harlech - Tredegar Town Band
19. Myfanwy - Unison Kinneil Band
20. America - Ever Ready Band

Tracks Recently Added from these Newly Released Recordings

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Voices of All Brass Radio



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Alan has been the voice of ALL BRASS RADIO for a long time. He has helped the station immensely and at reasonable rate since the radio station became independent and fully on the air!
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German Voice Promos provided by Heike Bachmann Voice Overs. She has also provided voice material at a very reasonable rate to All Brass Band Radio.

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Thanks also to Mica and Judy Calfee who generously donated their services to provide spots and special introductions. This gave some "American Voices" to the mix.
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Fusako Shiotani, a Japanese Voice-Over Artist, has provided at a reasonable cost promos in Japanese. We are happy to have her talents and gifts on the station.



Recently Donated CDs

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Triumphant

The Pikes Peak Brass Band from Colorado Springs, CO is one of the top 15 bands in the United States. They have won the First Division at the NABBA Championships and they are a mainstay performers in the Southern Colorado area.

Pikes Peak has had a lot of success in many various competitions. The CD "Triumphant" is a compilation of various test pieces and longer pieces they have played.

The tracks include "A London Overture" by Philip Sparke, "The Alchymist's Journal" by Kenneth Hesketh, "Brass Triumphant" by Gareth Wood and "Rhapsody in Blue" arranged by Juan Colomer. In addition, the NABBA champion 10 piece brass ensemble plays "Fierabrass."

This is an exciting CD of famous longer pieces. The playing is excellent and selection of tunes is wonderful.

The Pikes Peak Brass Band champions the continuation of music in their local community. This includes educational opportunities and helping to inspire a new generation of audiences by striving to achieve the highest possible standard or excellence in musical performance.

The CD will soon be available on the band's
website.

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Kirsty Abbots and the
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band
"A Search for Peace"


In 2002 Kirsty made the move to Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band and has won many awards since: British Open Cornet Champion 2003, Best Principal Cornet Prize at Brass in Concert in 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2013, second in the British Open Solo Championships 2004, Best Instrumentalist Mineworkers Contest 2005, Best Principal Cornet Land O’Burns Contest 2005, Best Soloist Grand Shield 2006 and 2016, Best Soloist Scottish Open in 2006, Best Instrumentalist English Nationals 2009, Best Soloist Yorkshire Area 2010, Soloist Prize Brass in Concert 2011 and 2013 and Mineworkers Best Soloist 2013. Kirsty was also awarded the Best Instrumentalist whilst leading Carlton Main Frickley to victory in the Yorkshire Area Championships in 2015 and in March 2016 was awarded Best Principal Cornet at the same contest.

Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band, one of the most famous names in the brass band world. The band is currently one of the
highest ranked bands in the World. As well as a busy schedule of major concerts and private engagements, the band also competes at the highest level in the Worlds leading major contests alongside the very best and most prestigious bands in the world, including Cory, Black Dyke and Brighouse & Rastrick Bands to name just a few.


The CD can be purchased from Kirsty's webpage. Please contact her for overseas shipping from the UK.


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