Development Band

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At the beginning of its second (1996-1997) season, Little Mountain Brass Band had a sufficient number of "new" musicians and musicians new to brass instruments to form another division within the broader LMBB organization. Thus, the Green Band for developing brass band musicians came into being. (Green and Gold are the band's colors, as embodied in the LMBB logo.)

In September, 2004, operation of the Green Band was suspended due to insufficient demand. When the need re-arises, it will resume. Contact Gene Chan for more information.

The Musicians

Our members who find the Green Band most appropriate to their needs include:

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Making Music for the Joy of It: Enhancing Creativity, Skills, and Musical Confidence: A Guide for Adult Beginning & Amateur Musicians

by Stephanie Judy (1st Ed.)
Paperback, 319 pages
List Price: $14.95
Published by J P Tarcher
Publication date: November 1,1990
ISBN: 0874775930

for a treatment of the needs, challenges, and triumphs of adult amateur musicians. I would be pleased to discuss the topic through email, at

The Music

Here's what the Green Band had in its folders for Spring, 2004:

Abide With Me trad.
All Through the Night arr. Gary Young
Blow the Wind Southerly arr. Gary Young
Blues Band Terry Cathrine
Bluesville Bruce Fraser
Can-Can Offenbach, arr. Gary Young
Celtic Brass  
-- Captain Morgan's March  
-- The Minstrel Boy - Ireland  
-- The Skye Boat Song - Scotland  
-- Trelawny - Cornwall  
Clown Dance French trad., arr. Bernard Hazelgrove
Cool Calypso Bruce Fraser
Drink To Me Only Ben Johnson, arr. Gary Young
Five Easy Pieces For Brass arr. Peter Lawrence
Four Famous Folk-Tunes arr. Dennis Masters
Four Marches from the Classics arr. Dennis Masters
The Grand Old Duke of York arr. Gary Young
Latin Fiesta Mike Denny
Orlando Suite Orlando di Lasso, arr. Jan de Haan
O Sole Mio (Just one Cornetto) Eduardo di Capuo, arr. Gary Young
Portsmouth (Portsmouth Rules OK) trad., arr. Gary Young
Scarborough Fair trad., arr. Stuart Johnson
Severn March Mike Denny
Six Easy Pieces Bernard Hazelgrove
Summer Samba Bruce Fraser
Thirty Popular Hymn Tunes For Young Bands arr. Edrich Siebert
The Zoo Ball Keith Strachan

Updated 2005 Sep 12, 08:46