Research Articles

Below you will find research on trombone repertoire I am involved in.

Trombone Soloist B

The Black Dyke Heritage Project

It is working progress and eventually it will contain a library of works I have discovered from my Doctorate in Musical Arts at Salford University.

Click on the links to download the word or excel documents of current findings

Also a good source of information on trombones can be found at Dales site

And also Will Kimballs Site

Academic Articles: (Click on links below to download)

a) General Performance Anxiety 

b) Influence of conductors and soloists on ensembles

c) Article on Trombone Recital repertoire


Separate Articles on Brett Baker (click on links to download)

a) Brett Baker Dinner Guests (from 4barsrest)

b) Interview The Black Dyke Trombone Quartet 2012 

c) An Interview on Brett by Bob Childs 

d) Interview several special moments 

e) Soundtrack of my life

Researched Repertoire lists in Studio Library: (excel documents)

For an excellent trombone timeline visit Will Kimballs site: Will Kimball

Below is a list of historical pieces that I have managed to research so far separated into , concertos, slow melodies, Air Varies and after 1955 modern brass band repertoire.

a) Repertoire 1475-1880

b) Repertoire Slow melodies 

 c) Repertoire Modern Concertos 

d) Repertoire Air Varies & Florids 1800-1915 

 e) Repertorie Air Varies & Florids 1915-1955 

  f) Repertoire Brass Band solos with piano 1955 onwards

New Photo 9 Sept 2010