Youngsters at ARK Kings Academy, in Kings Norton, took part in the Band Musicianship
Programme which allows each student in Year 7 and 8 to work alongside specialist teachers developing their skills.
This was polished stuff, top drawer arrangements and superb musicianship
from a six-piece backing band comprising two drummers, keyboards, guitar, bass and saxophone - plus multiinstrumentalist Carrack of course on guitars and keyboard.
Awards are presented to six students, two from each band.
While providing comprehensive musicianship
focus on reading, writing, listening, transposing and improvising, these skills are covered in the "Musical Mastery" sections.
To hear the whole piece in a proper context would be fine, but here it just seemed to be an opportunity to indulge in virtuosic display in fact unnecessary after the consummate musicianship
displayed throughout the evening.
MNOZIL BRASS, an international quintet of outstanding musicianship
and humour, is to play a concert in Uppermill Civic Hall on Friday of next week, May 2, at 7.
Chris Thile (mandolin), Chris Eldridge (guitar), Greg Garrison (bass), Noam Pikelny (banjo) and Gabe Witcher (violin) deliver breathtaking musicianship
in a stunning series of instru- mentals rooted in traditional folk, country and Americana.
Experienced teachers provide tuition in all musical instruments and singing, and the established teaching methods of Dalcroze Eurythmics and Kod[R]ly Musicianship
are made available to everyone.
Memorable partnerships flourish when one member of the duo looks deeply into the artistry of the other and embraces his or her style, musicianship
, and eccentricities.
Achieving excellence in musicianship
takes a lot of commitment and determination,'' said Tim Hill, director of special programs for the Disney resort.
With Austin's brother, Dallas, they have formed a band called The Pearltones and they charm every audience with their energy and musicianship
No fewer than 81 pieces dating from 1960-1963 show not only the sheer musicianship
of the whole band but also its versatility in approaching widely different compositions.