Philip Jones

Trumpeter. Born 12 March 1928. Died 17 January 2000
Philip Jones
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1928-03-12
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Philip Jones

Philip Jones Biography (Wikipedia)

Philip Jones CBE (12 March 1928 – 17 January 2000) was a British trumpeter and leader of an internationally famous brass chamber music ensemble.

Philip Jones was born in Bath, England. In 1944 he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music. He became principal trumpet for most major London orchestras: The Royal Philharmonic (1956–60), the Philharmonia (1960–64), the Philharmonic (1964–65), the New Philharmonia (1965–67) and the BBC Symphony (1967–71). His playing continues a line of English trumpeters that stretches back to Ernest Hall.

In 1951 he had formed the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, one of the first brass ensembles working regularly as a stable group. They grew from four members to ten and larger for special projects. The most usual formations were the quintet (two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba) and the ten-piece (four trumpeters one sometimes doubling piccolo trumpet and one sometimes doubling flugel horn, horn, four trombones and tuba). The success of these formations owes much to Philip Jones's work.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1973: Prom 33
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e93d4f
Royal Albert Hall
1973-08-24T09:09:10
24
Aug
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 30
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ex2fxj
Royal Albert Hall
1969-08-21T09:09:10
21
Aug
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1968: Prom 34
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ef5d4f
Royal Albert Hall
1968-08-26T09:09:10
26
Aug
1968

Proms 1968: Prom 34

Royal Albert Hall

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