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Summer Break

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 16 July 2018

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Last night Foden's had the privilege of sharing the stage with our guests the James Morrison Quartet at the RNCM. The Quartet comprises James Morrison, William Morrison (guitar), Harry Morrison (bass) and Patrick Danao (drums) all under 25 years of age! The concert can only be described as an amazing...

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New Arrivals in Sandbach

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 10 July 2018

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Foden's are pleased to announce the appointment of Ashley Jeffers on Solo Baritone and Wilson Taylor on Solo Cornet.

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Foden's and Mike Lovatt

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 9 July 2018

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At the end of June Foden's recorded a solo cd with Mike Lovatt. Mike is one of the World's leading trumpet players

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UK’s first ‘brazz band’ formed by world-renowned musician

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 July 2018

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A musical milestone was reached in Manchester with the formation of the UK’s first ‘Big Brazz Band’.

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Armagh Summer School

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 2 July 2018

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Foden's tutors are once again looking forward to working on the Armagh Summer School for the 18th consecutive year.

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Foden's and the James Morrison Quartet

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 June 2018

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Tickets are selling fast for our concert at the RNCM on the 15th July with one of the World's leading Jazz Quartets

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2018 Foden's Solo Competition Entry Now Open

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 June 2018

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Foden’s Band are delighted to announce details of their 8th Open Solo, Duet, and Quartet competition, on Saturday 3rd of November. The competition continues to grow in popularity, and Foden’s Band is very proud that it maintains it’s reputation as one of the best events of it’s kind in the country.

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Foden's Females lead the Way

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 June 2018

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As Band Manager at Foden’s Band, from 1975 – 1990, it was never my role to interfere with players hired or fired by the respective Director of Music, even if it contributed to another headache.

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Foden's and Matt Ford, Lowther Pavillion 10th June

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 5 June 2018

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On Sunday 10th June Foden's will appear at the Lowther Pavillion, Lytham St Annes with the fantastic Matt Ford in a 'Salute to Sinatra and Swing Legends.'

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Foden's are crowned the 2018 Tameside Whit Friday Champions for the 17th time in 18 years

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 May 2018

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From the first Whit Friday Marches in 1884, the event has grown in popularity.

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Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson