Brilliant Brass with James Morrison and Bruce Raymond at their first, sold-out concert in the Hewitson Theatre, STARPlex, Gawler 18 October 2020
Brilliant Brass is an ensemble of leading brass instrumentalists in South Australia formed with a Mission:
To promote the art of Brass Instrument Playing
To play music of different genres at the highest level
To encourage interest and support for Brass Bands in the Community
To provide Brass players with the opportunity to develop their skills to the highest level
To perform and conduct workshops in schools and encourage young players into bands outside school
To travel, sharing the passion of live Brass Band music with SA Country Community Bands
Musical Director: Bruce Raymond OAM
Bruce Raymond introduces the Brilliant Brass ensemble at its Launch concert in the Prospect Town Hall, 16 October 2020.
James Morrsion subsequently formally lunched the ensemble and played with it for some pieces.
The pocket cornet on the orange cushion belonged to a relative of Bruce and was kept in a packpack and played in the trenches in WW1.