Please find below a series of links to friends, partners, associates and affiliates!
If you are looking for a new trombone or mouthpiece you must visit this site!
My current set up is: Rath R4 Trombone ; bronze bell, bronze slide, red brass tuning slide and a heavy valve cap, the lead pipe is a bronze 41b. To see their full range of products by clicking on their logo below.
British Trombone Society A great resource for trombone players in the UK and abroad giving details of concerts in your area, great articles and how to join.
Alum Creek Music Publisher of many of the trombone solos that I perform owned by Keith Wilkinson
Lake Music Publisher of many of the trombone solos that I perform in concerts
Warwick Music Publishers of trombone music many recorded and performed in recitals
Kirklees Music Publishers of the Brett Baker collection vol 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Geneva Group Manufacturer of quality brass instruments
Studio Music / Polyphonic Reproductions Producers of many of the CDs and music publications that I perform (see Merchandise)
GK Graphic Design Producers of this website, other websites and many other CD covers
Will Kimball Great resource for Trombone History and events
Henri Eynard Great resource for Trombone CDs and contents
I have been influenced greatly by the following amazing people in music making:
Joseph Alessi The current ITA President and Principal Trombone of the New York Philharmonic.
Wycliffe Gordon Amazing Jazz Trombonist
Christian Lindberg A pioneer in solo trombone playing
Howard Snell One of the finest conductors, players, educators, arrangers and composers.
David King One of the finest conductors, players and educators I have ever been fortunate enough to study with.
Nicholas Childs Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Black Dyke Band.
Denis Wick A legend in trombone circles, mouthpieces, and education.
Don Lusher Another legend of the trombone in the UK
NYBB The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain and its past Musical Director Roy Newsome had a massive influence on my progress
Robert Morgan One of my first teachers and someone who inspired me in the early days at the Lydbrook Band..
Lyndon Baglin My first professional teacher, a superb musician and Euphonium player.
Mark Ford A great friend and mentor who got me involved in conducting back in 1999
Here are a selection of organisations and bands that I am associated with (past and present) . Also listed are organisations that offer products or services that may be of use to you. Please follow these links to find out more about each of these organisations.
International Trombone Association The society for all things relating to trombone playing
Brass Band News & Information Sites