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Monday, 16 May 2011 (3014989)
Southport Brass Band broadcast to nation
by Natasha Young


TUNES played by a Brass Band from Southport where broadcast to the nation last weekend.

Marshside Brass Band were featured on the ’Brassed Off’ section of BBC Radio 2’s Good Morning Sunday Show hosted by Aled Jones.

The early morning show stirs the nation with a rousing piece of brass band music, and this week the nation’s early birds were be treated to Marshside Brass Band playing Slaidburn, a march written by the famous William Rimmer, a former conductor of the band.

The Band’s Radio 2 debut was broadcast at around 6:20 am, however you can still listen the programme again on BBC Iplayer, or download the Podcast from the Good Morning Sunday Website.

Marshside Brass Band is a non profit making organisation and has been part of the community for over 100 years.

For more information on Marshside Brass Band visit their website at www.marshsidebrassband.co.uk

Follow this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006wqvh to hear the band on Aled’s show.






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