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How to improvise

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 14 July 2017

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In their final video based on 'Improvisation' John Barber and Andy Scott explain about the '12 Bar Blues'

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How do I improvise

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 7 June 2017

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Foden's look at answering this question in the first of two videos featuring artists John Barber and Andy Scott courtesy of a funding award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”

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'Style, Feel and Groove'

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 4 May 2017

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In the 1st of 3 video's Andy Scott and John Barber talk about 'Style, Feel and Groove.'

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Andy Scott to help Foden's restoration Appeal

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 18 April 2017

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To help raise funds for the 'Restoration Appeal' Andy Scott has offered to write a commission dedicated to Jimmie Charles with the highest pledge towards the commission going to the fund

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From a Sepia Photograph

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 8 February 2017

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In January Foden's participated in the prestigious 'Brass Band Festival' at the RNCM 

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Update on Foden's Three Year Strategic Plan

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 27 June 2016

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In May Foden’s Band secured a major award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for a “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”.

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Foden's secures major Arts Council Grant

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 13 May 2016

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Foden’s Band secures major award from Arts Council England through ‘Grants for the Arts’ for “Three Year Strategic Music and Audience Development Plan 2016-2019”.

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A Child Like You shortlisted for award

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 29 October 2015

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Foden's Band are pleased to announce that 'A Child Like You' from the pen of their composer in residence Andy Scott has been shortlisted (final three works) in the Wind & Brass Category at the British Composer Awards with the winner due to be announced on the 9th December at...

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Foden's announce RNCM Festival Programme

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 16 October 2015

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Foden's are delighted to have be invited once again to perform at the prestigeous 'RNCM Brass Band Festival' in January 2016. The festival is regarded as one of the most important festivals of brass band music, often featuring new commissions, ground breaking performances of contemporary repertoire as well as classics...

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Hellos and Goodbyes at Foden's

Posted by Ian Raisbeck on 3 July 2015

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Foden's have announced that Solo Cornet player Andrew Stevenson has left Foden's to commence a career in the RAF. Over the past 3 years Andrew has been a fully committed member of Foden's whilst being a student at the RNCM.

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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