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Re: Re: "World's Greatest Brass Band"



My point Steve was to stimulate some discussion, which thankfully I did.
Now I hope that people who are able, and within a reasonable distance will attend
and have the chance to hear a live and I might add excellent Brass Band from
Britain.
I only wish I were a little closer - I live in excess of 3,500 miles west - we
border the Pacific Ocean.
I also was happy to see your photo in the Bugle which I received just Monday of this
week. It must have been great to see all the former B D bandsment. Can you imagine
the talent and ability in those gentlemen alone.
One thing I will complain about is we on the west coast of the North American
continent, US and Canada, certainly seem to miss out on a lot of these bands that
come across the pond and play in the Eastern part of the USA and around Central
Canada as we call Toronto and surrounding area. It all comes down to both finances
and travel distance and costs, at least that is my humble opinion.
Good to hear from you,
Regards
Larry White

steve drury wrote:

> What is your point? I happen to think that whatever happens during the
> advertising stage of any ensemble's concert tour, a good, well known
> ensemble will have fans, and in the case of Grimethorpe Colliery band, these
> guys will get a very good audience of strong supporters. Lets face it, the
> USA doesn't get much in the way of excellent Brass Band concert tours. The
> USA deserves the best it can get and it is getting the best from
> Grimethorpe, and I say that as a former flugel player of the Black Dyke
> Band.
>
> Steve Drury.
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