Clarence Adoo Brass Band at Boscombe
Recorded live at Boscombe Salvation Army June 2006
Listen to some of the 'greats' of Salvation Army music performed by a composite, but exceptionally competent band; the personnel list is very impressive. International orchestral and brass band conductor, Bramwell Tovey is a supporter of Clarence and he takes up the baton for this recording. Aficionados of Salvation Army music will need no introduction to some of the featured composers: William Himes, James Curnow, Trevor Davis, Norman Bearcroft, Leslie Condon. This is Salvation Army brass music at its best.
As a retired Salvation Army bandmaster, Clarence will be familiar not only with the players, but also the music presented on this CD. He can't play an instrument now, but he does appear on this CD, voicing a prayer during the music of the second track. Other delights on this CD are guest appearance from the junior musicians at Boscombe—the Young People's Band and Singing Company—who show that there are firm foundations for the continuation of Salvation Army music in that part of Dorset.
The Clarence Adoo Brass Band itself comes together every three years or so to perform a concert to raise money for The Clarence Adoo Trust. Now you have the chance to hear this great band again and again. For this, their fourth concert, they decided to create a CD to extend the music of the band to a wider audience, but more importantly to create a new revenue stream for the trust. The producer is Alvin Allison, a prominent Salvation Army musician based in the south of England, so you know this is a quality production.
Price: £10 + P&P
The full price goes to the trust. Postage and packing varies according to number of copies and destination.
To order a copy, please contact us through the Clarence Adoo Trust