Date joined band:
When did you start playing?
West Calder 1968-1974 and GUS(Footwear) 1974-1991
Do you play any other instruments?
All Trumpets and Flugel.
Do you play with any other groups?
Swings the thing (Trumpet and MD), East Anglia Chamber Orchestra (Trumpet), Sinfonia of Cambridge (Trumpet) and Polished Brass Octet (Leader).
Favourite band piece?
Triumphant Rhapsody - Gilbert Vinter.
Least favourite band piece?
The Ketchup Song
Best banding moment?
Winning 1998 British Open or Progressing from the 4th section to the Championship in consecutive years with West Calder, culminating in playing principal cornet on Variations on a Ninth in the championship section in 1974(aged 17).
Other musical likes?
Most things live, Big Band music 30's-70's and anything Orchestral.
If you could play another instrument what would it be and why?
Having heard it played properly, it has to be Piano.