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A Tribute to Teddy Gray

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 30 January 2009

A TRIBUTE TO EDWARD ‘TEDDY’ GRAY

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Death of Teddy Gray

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 January 2009

The death of Teddy Gray, the former principal cornet player of the Fodens Band, aged 82, has been annouced.Top man Teddy was the top man at the Sandbach band from 1947 to 1972 and was a member of the Fodens Band that won countless major honours, including the Nationals of...

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Festival of Brass Preparations

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 January 2009

In preparation for the RNCM Festival of Brass on the 31st January Fodens & Garry Cutt have been busy rehearsing 'A World Within', the first piece to be written for the band by Fodens Composer in Residence, Andy Scott.

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Recording for "Patrons CD No.2"

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 12 January 2009

Fodens band spent the weekend of the 10/11 January recording 'Patrons Choice CD No2' at Bedford High School,Leigh. The CD will be launched at the band's forthcoming Patrons Concert at Sandbach School on the 17th February and includes pieces requested by the bands patrons.

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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