Sunday Bandstand 28 June 2020 - 'Brass Bands of the Antipodes'...

Sunday Bandstand 28 June 2020 - 'Brass Bands of the Antipodes'...

Trevor Bremner needs no introduction in the international brass scene. He has been one of the driving forces in the brass band industry in New Zealand for well over 50 years. He is the creator of the hugely successful brass mute - the sshhmute. Along with his wife, Betty Bremner, Trevor has four sons who all work in the music industry.

Trevor plays the cornet, trumpet, and classical guitar and throughout his playing career, he has many highlights. These have included a 2nd and 3rd place at the British Open Solo Championships. He has taken part in and won numerous New Zealand and Australian Championship cornet titles. Along with the New Zealand Masters and New Zealand and Australian Champion of Champion titles.

He has been awarded as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for his services to music by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Away from his music he is a keen gardener, likes to relax with a good book and enjoys watching car racing and sport. Along with his wife Betty, a first-class pianist, they run their successful business.

Trevor is one of the featured soloists on this week’s show.

Playlist  28 June 2020 - Brass Bands from the Antipodes

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
Collingwood - March - George Dickens Melbourne Staff Band (Australia) BM: Colin Woods - 1978  'With One Accord' - Vinyl - SP&S BAB3512A1 - 1978
The Land of the Long White Cloud (Aotearoa) - Philip Sparke  National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand (New Zealand) MD: Nigel Weeks - 2003  'Brass Aotearoa: New Zealand Brass Band Music' - Trust Records MMT2049 - 2003
You Raise Me Up - Rolf Lovland Vocalist Sylvie Paladino with the Melbourne Staff Band BM; Ken Waterworth - 2014  'When you Believe' - CD - MSB - MSB - 2014
Sing Sing Sing - Louis Prima Brisbane Excelsior Band (Australia) MD: Howard Taylor - 2005  'Australians in Song'  - CD - Brisbane Excelsior Band Inc - 2005
Adagio - Corelli arr. Barrie Gott Eb Horn Soloist George Thackray with the Ransome Band MD: Russell Gray - 2001  'Mumbo Jumbo' - CD - Egon sfz 108 - 2001 
The Australasian - March - William Rimmer Cairns Brass Band (Australia) MD: Maureen Cameron - 2006  'The Nationals Brisbane 2006' - CD - Muso Media MM2-020 - 2006
Castles in the Air - Clay Smith  Cornet Soloist Tom Paulin with pianist Danielle Salamon - 1982  'Cornet Solos' - Vinyl - 1982
Whitehorse - Mark Ford Box Hill City Band (Australia) MD: Dr. Matthew van Emmerik - 2014  'Box City Band 125 years' - CD -  Potenza Music  - 2014
Satchmo - Kenny Baker arr. Alan Morrison  Cornet Soloist Trevor Bremner with the Wellington Brass (New Zealand) MD: David Bremner - 2011  'Renaissance' - CD -  Wellington Brass Band / Rata Records - 2011
Knight Templar - George Allan  Footscray - Yarraville Band (Australia) MD: Phillipa Edwards - 2005  'The Nationals Brisbane 2006' - CD - Muso Media MM2-016 - 2006
Le Clemenza Di Tito - Overture - Mozart  Skellerup Woolston Brass Band (New Zealand) MD: Brian A. Barrett - 1967  'Skellerup Woolston Brass Band - New Zealand Brass Band Champions 1967' - Vinyl - 
Tournament for Brass - 1-Trios and Duets 2-Solos 3-Scherzo - Eric Ball  Onslow Brass Band MD Norman Goffin - 1969   'Capital Brass' - Vinyl - HMV New Zealand - 1969
Anna Karenina – Helen Johnstone Euphonium Soloist Riki McDonnell with the Marple Band MD: Gary Cutt - 2009  'The Euphonium Songbook' - CD - Polyphonic QPRL 097D - 1999
March, March -  Bin Kaneda Osaka Harmony Band (Japan) MD:  Atsuhiko Okamoto - 2006  'The Nationals Brisbane 2006' - CD - Muso Media MM2-016 - 2006
Ignition - Dr. Kelly Tang Lion City Brass Band (Singapore) MD: Ignatius Wang - 2016  'From a live concert performance 15 May 2016'
Allegro from Violin Concerto in E Minor - Felix Mendelssohn arr. Harris  Cornet Soloist Ken Smith (New Zealand) accompanied by pianist Maurice Till - 1953  10 in. disc, Paxton: PR 603
St  Laurence - Craig Millar Hawthorn Band (Australia) MD: Ross Johnson - 2000  'Glasshouse Sketches' - CD - Muso Media MM2-003 - 2000
Kiwi Dragon - Matthew Hall Euphonium Soloist Byron 'Buzz' Newton with the Wellington Brass Band 10 piece ensemble) (New Zealand) MD: David Bremner - 2014  'Kiwi Dragon' - CD - Rata Records - 2014
Aubade - Kevin Norbury  Waverley Temple Band  BM: Gary Todd - 1992  'A Fanfare of Praise Bands of the Australia Southern Territory' - CD - De Haske Recording Co 
Victoria - Alexander Lithgow Glenorchy City Concert Band - (Tasmania) MD: Dean Hunt   ' 25 Lithgow Marches' - CD - Private Recording - Date Not Known
Through Bolts and Bars - Ernest Urbach National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand (New Zealand) MD: K.G.L. Smith - 1962  'Compilation CDs for the late Kevin Jarrett - 1962
Flight of the Bumble Bee - Rimsky Korsakov  Cornet Soloist Ken Smith - unaccompanied - 1968  'Live Concert 1968' 
Waltzing Matilda - Banjo Paterson  Royal Australian Guard Brass Band - 2007  'Rugby World Classics' - CD - 2007
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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