I love my brass bands ❤ Take a look at what I wrote for 6/8 Records!
By Allison Duggan, Label Manager
Featured image: Rebirth Brass Band
At age 13, I switched from orchestra to percussion. My reasonings were that I was sick of violin, and knew my orchestra teacher in high school was not going to be able to train me in cello (I still look back, daydreaming the “what if’s” of such a majestic instrument). Also, I still needed to be just like my sister, and be a badass percussionist.
At age 14, I was told that I was not at the level to continue through high school (womp womp), and that was when I switched to bassoon and saxophone. It was an exciting time, new instruments, new exposure to learning, but I still missed playing the drums (even though, let’s face it, I was not the best of players). Years later though, I was able to get back into a grooving spot, and joined…
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