It was a treat to see a banjo and a flugelhorn
alongside an array of keyboard wizardry and it was this contrast and eclectic mix that both dazzled and amazed.
For their second album, The Race For Space, Public Service Broadcasting - the enigmatically named multi-instrumentalist J Willgoose Esq and drummer Wrigglesworth - have taken archive material from the Cold War space race and weaved it with drums, guitar, flugelhorn
and keyboards to create a unique take on the 60s and 70s era of space exploration.
Heart Song is an instrumental music CD showcasing Elise Lebec's extraordinary talent on the piano, also featuring David Darling on the cello and Jeff Oster on the flugelhorn
PureSolo was founded by US-born David Kaplan, a former Partner at Goldman Sachs (working in the company's offices in New York, Tokyo and London), and John Thirkell, regarded as one of the UK's leading trumpet and flugelhorn
Aided and abetted by the occasional brass section and the talented JF Abraham on bass, keyboards, percussion and the previously mentioned flugelhorn
plus Mr B in charge of the equally impressive visuals of a mostly bygone age, the evening had a creaky Fifties feel.
Carroll is assisted by pianist Mark Edwards, saxophonist Julian Siegel and flugelhorn
player and the album's producer James McMillan.
For his gig in Huddersfield on Saturday, September 12, Bruce, who also plays the trumpeter Adams flugelhorn
, will be accompanied by the Andy Cholerton Trio, comprising Andy, one of the North's most respected jazz pianists, bass player Steve Berry and drummer Caroline Boaden.
According to his musical partner Mark Thompson, he played and owned most brass instruments including the tuba, euphonium, tenor horn, flugelhorn
and French horn.
He played the tune of the song Aage Bhi Jaane Na Tu ( Waqt ) on Flugelhorn
, while scenes from Chopra's films were being played in the background.
His rousing and moving orchestrations with David Cullen lean less to his traditional keyboards and more toward strings and brass with exceptional playing by seasoned professionals including one of Britain s top flugelhorn
players John Barclay, familiar from many James Bond movie scores.
Those who don't know Brassed Off can expect an engaging multi-layered story which centres on a blossoming romance between colliery band member Andy and new starter and flugelhorn
Alun is pictured here with empty stands and his flugelhorn