La fete de la musique takes place across France on 21st June. It’s a free street music event, covering all musical genres and attracting thousands of musicians, who perfrm all sorts of music in bars, cafes and in the street. Find out about the Fete de la musique in France
Another busy weekend in store for Simon in Brittany, playing with his Jazz band and with the choral group doing Verdi in St Brieuc and Charaix. The famous cousin (Eric Le Lann) of one of their band members will not be coming. Read about the Jazz bands first gig, and preparation for Verdi choral concerts […]
Simon had really busy weekend attending a funeral with the Tempo fanfare band and then playing Verdi in Penvanen. Read about the enterrement for Serge and his falling out with the new band leader
It’s the end of an era in Lannion. The conductor of the local band is leaving after 25 years in charge. He’s had quite a career. From firing squad to conductor of a Brittany town band. What a career.
When Simon is loaned a new Selmer saxophone to replace his old Conn one, he feels as lucky and excited as a teenager on a first date… Read about the other band mates’ reaction to the new instrument