Busy Baker set for Mythical connection
It will be a busy festive period for trombone star Brett Baker this year as he starts preparing for an exciting new recording project.
Myths & Legends
Brett will join forces with the Flowers Band to produce a CD with a difference. Entitled ‘Myths & Legends’, it will feature works by Christopher Bond, Dan Price, Richard Rock, Dorothy Gates, Andrea Price, Andrew Mackereth, Peter Byron-Smith, Simon Oliver, Matthew Hall, Roger Trigg, Lucy Pankhurst and Huw Cole - each providing a work based on the myths and legends theme.
Brett told 4BR: “It’s a really exciting concept - especially as I have no idea what these great composers will come up with.
I’m keen on the compositions being a duet between trombone and band, rather than just solo features, so this will give the composers even greater freedom to explore something different.”
Christopher Bond, the recently appointed Associate Composer to the Cory Band, will have the challenging task of knitting the works together to form a narrative whole, whilst Dan and Andrea Price are linking their pieces within the middle of the CD.
Christopher commented: “It’s definitely a unique project so drawing it all together to form a cohesive narrative theme will be an exciting challenge for me - but one that has so much potential.”
'It’s a really exciting concept - especially as I have no idea what these great composers will come up with'
~ Brett Baker
Latest News | December 24, 2014
Trombone star Brett Baker will be having a busy Christmas looking forward to some musical myths and legends of his own...