New Signing - Simon Gresswell

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 11 August 2010

Foden's are pleased to announce the signing of Simon Gresswell on Bflat bass who joins from Brighouse. Speaking to 4BR Foden's Chairman John Barber said 'We are extremely pleased to announce the signing of Simon who is regarded as one of the leading Bflat bass players in the country and his addition is a great boost to the band. I would also like to  thank Andrew Warriner who has been providing cover until a full time replacement could be found.'
Fodens have also announced that Eflat bass player Stewart Baglin has been promoted to Solo Eflat bass with Les Neish making a welcomed return to the band for the British Open. 
John also informed 4BR that upon returning from their summer break the band will fly to France on the 22nd August to give a concert in Limoges, France as guest of their partner 'Besson' The concert will be conducted by Associate Conductor Mike Fowles and will feature soloists Glyn and Helen Williams and Besson Artists Mark Wilkinson and Lesley Howie. 'Foden's are looking forward to our forthcoming trip which will be the first in a number of concerts and projects that the band will be hosting in partnership with 'Besson Musical Instruments.'

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