Sounds Of Brass

Sounds of Brass is a dedicated Radio Programme for Brass Bands! Exclusive to CRMK On Line Radio for Milton Keynes. Great Music plus News, Events & Vacancies Live Wednesdays 12-2pm. UK time.

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Sounds of Brass is a dedicated Radio programme for Brass Bands

Music, news, Events included in our weekly Live 2 Hour Broadcast!
Live show Every Wednesday 12-2pm UK time

All our programmes are recorded Live and available to 
listen again here at your leisure!

To get your Brass Band featured on Sounds Of Brass just send us your CD & we will do the rest!

About About

The Team

Chris Johnston

Presenter & Producer

Very experienced Brass Musician! semi retired Euphonium player and Musical Director. Bringing you the Best Of Brass Band Music! my web site

Rob Tompkins

News Presenter

Rob Tompkins MD of Abbey Brass presents our weekly news updates from the World of Brass Bands, Plus Events, vacancies! Send your news to us to get featured!


Great Brass Band Music

  • United Kingdom


  • 04/24/2019 12:00 - 04/24/2019 14:00

Today's show Features The Rigid Containers Group Band (GUS) With English Landscapes, Plus Music from The Rock Group Queen!

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  • 04/17/2019 12:00 - 04/17/2019 14:00

Next Live Broadcast featuring CWS Glasgow band!!!!

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  • 04/10/2019 12:00 - 04/10/2019 14:00

Live Broadcast featuring The Virtuosi GUS Band MD John Berryman. From the CD A Mingled Chime produced by Harlequin Recordings Plus Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band MD Phillip McCann

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  • 04/03/2019 12:00 - 04/03/2019 14:00

On next weeks Live show! A full 2 hour programme of The Music Of Eric Ball One of the most prolific writers and influential figures in the brass band movement!

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  • 03/27/2019 12:00 - 03/27/2019 14:00

Fever Fantasy Featuring the Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band Conducted By John Hinckley

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  • 03/20/2019 12:00 - 03/20/2019 14:00

Featuring The Massed bands Of The Royal Marines

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  • 03/13/2019 12:00 - 03/13/2019 14:00

Coming up on our next On Line Live show! Wed 13th March 12-2pm uk time. The Brass Band arrangements of Mark Freeh. Performed by The GUS Band curtosy of Geoff Poulton from Harlequin Recordings. Do not miss this Live programme!

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  • 03/06/2019 12:00 - 03/06/2019 14:00

Featuring Harry Mortimer - King Of Brass 1. Mikado Overture 2. The Lost Chord 3. Hallelujah Chorus From 'Messiah' 4. Solemn Melody 5. Colonel Bogey On Parade 6. A Hunting Medley 7. Gallop From Orpheus In The Underworld 8. Sempre Sousa 9. Londonderry Air 10. Hailstorm 11. Waltzing Trumpets 12. March From Kenilworth Suite 13. William Tell Overture - Finale 14. Parade Of The Tin Soldiers 15. When The Saints 16. Onward Christian Soldiers 17. Grand March From Aida 18. Nimrod From Enigma Variations 19. Finlandia

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  • 02/27/2019 12:00 - 02/27/2019 14:00

On Next weeks live show! A double feature!! The Enfield Citadel Band of The Salvation Army from 1986! Plus!!! Sovereign Brass one of the finest Championship Section Brass Bands in the Midlands. Tune in Live On Line Wednesday 27th Feb 12-2pm

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  • 02/20/2019 12:00 - 02/20/2019 14:00

The Oldham Band (Lees) New Cd Diadem Of Gold The year, 2018, has been the bands' most successful year to date, where it has earned five consecutive wins out of six contests in total. These include Brass at the Guild, the North West Regional Championships, The British Open Spring Festival (Senior Cup), The National Championships of Great Britain (First Section) and finally, Rochdale Contest (First/Championship Section). Attaining these titles has resulted in the band rising from 64th in the World Rankings to 36th. Tracks include: Brass Metamorphosis Diadem of Gold The Wizard King Arthur - Scenes from a Radio Drama Abide With Me Dances and Alleluias 2018 Whit Friday ‘Live’ Tune in on line at

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  • 02/13/2019 12:00 - 02/13/2019 14:00

On Sounds Of Brass Wed 13th Feb 2019 The Music of Sir Arthur Bliss & Herbert Howells ! Wonderfully performed By Brighouse & Rastrick Band. Conducted by David Thornton A stunning programme of music for you today. With great thanks to World Of Sound & Doyen providing us this opportunity. Tune in on line at

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Musical Directors Available

David W Ashworth

Musical Director

Conductor, Band Trainer, Arranger, AoBBA Executive Member and Professional Freelance Conductor.

Geraint Barnes

Musical Director

Conductor, Musician based in South Wales

Christopher Leon Johnston

Musical Director

Freelance Conductor! available for Brass band Training/Concerts etc & Presenter of Sounds Of Brass

Jane LLoyd

Musical Director

MA Music Education (Boston University) FVCM Dissertation on Brass History LGSM Brass Teaching

Michael Pilley

Musical Director

Conductor, composer and arranger, trombonist, engraver and publisher.

Richard Wallace

Musical Director

Over my two decades as a teacher, I have directed a variety of ensembles including orchestras', choirs, Wind bands and brass groups as well as show bands.

Andy Wareham

Musical Director

Andy Wareham (B.1994) is an up-and-coming conductor, composer and musician based in Cardiff and the South of England.



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