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Jo Edwards

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 10 April 2013

Jo Edwards is a familiar media personality perhaps best known at the moment for her work on a television weather desk. She started playing tenor horn in her local band just over a year ago but, at the time she was actually playing saxophone. Undaunted she swapped the reed for a mouthpiece and started making noises around the house that her family said were nothing like the sound a brass instrument should make. Tonight she talks to Frank Renton about the pleasure of making music with players of all ages and abilities.

Music Played

5 items
  • Image for Grimethorpe Colliery Band

    Grimethorpe Colliery Band The Melody Shop

    Composer: King Arranger: Peter Smalley

    CHANDOS, CHAN-4552

  • Image for The Williams Fairey Brass Band

    The Williams Fairey Brass Band Shepherd's Hey

    Composer: Grainger Arranger: Wright

    Polyphonic, QPRL-208D

  • Image for Alan Morrison/Wallace Arnold Rothwell Band

    Alan Morrison/Wallace Arnold Rothwell Band Satchmo

    Composer: Alan Morrison Arranger: N/A

    HRS, HRSCD-354

  • Image for Brighouse and Rastrick Band

    Brighouse and Rastrick Band Parade from Petit Suite De Ballet

    Composer: Eric Ball

    Harlequin, HAR-1124 CD

  • Image for Marylebone Brass

    Marylebone Brass Dragon's Rise

    Composer: Matthew Hall Arranger: Christopher Avison

    NFI, NFI

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