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Jonathan Bates

Frank Renton talks to 19-year-old composer, arranger and tenor horn player Jonathan Bates.

Frank Renton talks to one of the young emerging talents on today's brass scene, 19 year old Jonathan Bates. Jonathan has already had his music played and recorded by some of our top brass bands including Black Dyke, Flowers and the Leyland band. He also plays Principal horn with the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and Solo horn with Black Dyke.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 16 Apr 2015 23:30

Music Played

  • Willie Lang, Maurice Murphy, James Shepherd & Philip McCann

    Flight Of The Bumble Bee (feat. Black Dyke Band)

    • Btitish Bandsman Centenary Concert.
    • Chandos CHAN 4513.
  • Household Troops Band of the Salvation Army

    Vallflickans Dans (The Hermaiden's Dance)

    • Following The Flag.
    • SP&S SPS 350 CD.
  • Jonathan Bates & Black Dyke Band

    Finale from This Wicked Struggle

    • Gold Volume IV.
    • Doyen DOY CD344.
  • Flowers Band

    Cadillac Of The Skies

    • Statos - The Music of Jonathan Bates.
    • World Of Sound.
  • David Childs & Flowers Band

    Finale from Stratos Concerto for Euphonium

    • Statos - The Music of Jonathan Bates.
    • World Of Sound.
  • Shell National Band of New Zealand

    March: Through Bolts and Bars

    • Brilliant Brass.
    • Kiwi Pacific SLC-226.


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