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Listening break during a recording of music by Sir Harrison Birtwistle with Melinda Maxwell (Oboe) and Helen Tunstall (Harp) and with Tony Faulkner (Recording Engineer)
The great man himself!
Recording The Music of Trevor Sharpe with The Band of the Coldstream Guards and the Guards Chapel Choir dir. Lt Col Graham Jones MBE at East Finchley
Coldstream horns with former pupil Rachel Leaf nearest to camera
With Florian Ühlig (Pian0) and recording engineer Tony Faulkner at Champs Hill, Sussex for Vol. 1 of the Complete Solo Piano Music of Schumann (Hänssler Classics)
Recording the Manchester String Quartet (John and Natalie Purton on Violin) in Studio 1 Abbey Road with Andrew Dudman recording engineer
Playback time during a recording at Henry Wood Hall with the Band and Bugles of the Rifles. Guest singer John Tams in the middle and Martin Atkinson, recording engineer. God I was fat then!
Family shot of the team, complete with Director of Music Captain Mark Purvey and Mr and Mrs John Tams!
The Band of the Grenadier Guards recording with Major Kevin Roberts
About to start an overdubbing session at MARS Studio (Bellingdon, Bucks) with Tracey Keeley (Violin) and Martin Atkinson, recording engineer and Emperor of MARS
Horn section of the Band of the Royal Logistic Corps while recording in the Army Garrison Church, Aldershot
Members of the Royal Norwegian Navy Brass Ensemble recording in Tønsberg Cathedral, Norway
The Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers, Dir. Major Neil Morgan, recording in the Dockyard Church, the Historic Dockyard, Chatham. NB committed and stylish cymbal playing!
Playback time with the Pipes and Drums of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards and their Director of Music Major Duggie Robertson
Pipes in action
The Royal Swedish Navy Band recording the Music of Sousa (for NAXOS) with Maestro Keith Brion in the wooden Church of Ulrica Pia in Karlskrona, Sweden
Keith Brion clearly enjoying himself - and the music!
With Keith again for more Sousa, this time in Rotterdam with the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps Band
A large Clarinet section sounds absolutely wonderful when the players are as good as here in Rotterdam!
View across to the Alfredo Kraus Concert Hall in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Recording engineer Antonio Miranda ready to roll in Las Palmas
Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria recording in the small Gabriel Rodo Hall in Las Palmas with Conductor Pedro Halffter
Wintry view from my usual hotel room. Still very warm!
Recording engineer Martin Atkinson trying to remember which lead is which in the Vestry, Tønsberg Cathedral
Martin Atkinson and Commander Truls Sanaker about to order dinner at a restaurant in Horten, Norway - home of the Royal Norwegian Navy Band
's no fun in Horten by the sea
Almost 50 years ago (with hair), posing by one of the last active steam locomotives in the UK. This was in Weymouth during the last week of offical steam working on the main line from london
Leif Arne Tangen Pedersen conducts the Royal Norwegian Navy Band in a Holst recording in the Cathedral at Tønsberg
The augmented Band of the Grenadier Guards recording music by Philip Sparke in the Great Hall at Charterhouse School, Surrey (Vaughan Williams's alma mater) under the baton of Major Barry Wassell
With Major David Marshall, DoM Coldstream Guards (retd.) and GSM Perry Mason (retd.) during a visit by Trinity College of Music Wind Orchestra to Wellington Barracks as guests of the Band
NAXOS Volume 17 at the Guildhall School of Music and Keith Brion
NAXOS Volumes 13 and 14 at RAF Northolt with the RAF Central Band