Basses

John (Jack) Wright

Jack Wright

Occupation: Retired Civil Engineer (Yorkshire Water)
Position: Eb Bass
Date joined: Sometime in the 1990s.
Previous brass bands: Huddersfield and Ripponden Brass Band, Golcar Brass Band, Deepcar Brass Band and Thurlstone Brass Band among many!
Favourite brass band piece: Call Of The Sea
Best brass banding moment: Winning the Second Section with the totally unplayable and awful Images Of The Millennium!
Player history: I started playing piano aged 8. Then I played clarinet and tenor sax in a band before discovering brass. The rest is history.
Interesting fact: I grow Chrysanthemums for showing.

Nathan Abbotts

Nathan Abbotts

Occupation: Cat herder
Position: Eb Bass
Date joined: 2007
Previous brass bands: Yorkshire Imperial, Yorkshire Co-op, Emley, Barnsley Brass
Favourite brass band piece: Year Of The Dragon
Best brass banding moment: Playing in the same band as Thomas Pitts!
Player history: Joined the band in 2007 after helping the band out at the Morley march contest (where the band came 5th overall).
Interesting fact: There is literally nothing interesting about me.

Tim Grace

Tim Grace

Occupation: Director
Position: BBb Bass
Date joined: A long time ago in 1999
Previous brass bands: Dewsbury Schools, Thornhill Brass, Scapegoat Hill, Diggle Band, Lofthouse Brass Band, Wilton Brass Emsemble, Yorkshire Traction Bus Company
Favourite brass band piece: Night On A Bare Mountain
Best brass banding moment: Being part of Grange Moor winning team that moved up from Fourth to first Section in successive years.
Player history: Started on EEb Bass as a young school boy.
Interesting fact: The Ginkgo Biloba is a prehistoric tree.

Jim Ford

Jim Ford

Occupation: Statistician, Rector of Howard Academy
Position: BBb Bass
Date joined: 2012
Previous brass bands: Skelmanthorpe Brass Band, King’s Lynn Town Band, Fulham Brass Band, Hawick Saxhorn Band, among many.
Favourite brass band piece: Carnival Romain
Best brass banding moment: Playing at the Royal Albert Hall.
Player history: Played BBb and Eb Basses, euphonium and bass trombone.
Interesting fact: I’m still working full time approaching 80 years old.

Leave a Reply

* GDPR Checkbox is required

*

I agree (GDPR Checkbox)