Jun
12

Relive BBC Music Day

Last week the band were fortunate enough to be invited to perform as part of the first BBC Music Day. Members of the band spent the afternoon at various locations

Jun
1

Hammonds On Stage at BBC Music Day

This Friday (5th June) sees the BBC undertake their Music Day for 2015. The event is taking place in various venues across Great Britain from locations as diverse as Hadrian’s

Feb
1

Dudley Bright Works with Hammonds Again

On Saturday 31st January the band had the pleasure of working once again with Dudley Bright, the principal trombonist of the London Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with us once

Nov
4

What Happened When Hammonds Met Shri

Over the last few months the band has had the opportunity to work on a cross-cultural music project created by Shri Sriram. Having heard brass bands for the first time

May
18

British Open Qualifiers Hammonds Saltaire Band and Guests Neo Brass Joint Concert

Neo Brass (a British style brass band) founded by Hiroe Tada, formerly a member of Hammonds Saltaire Band, will be making their first visit to the UK just in time

Pursuing Horizons CD Cover

Feb
2

Third CD, Pursuing Horizons, Launched

The band are delighted to announce that our third CD, Pursuing Horizons, is now available for sale. Copies can be purchased from any of our concerts and also from our

The band in Halifax Minster

Feb
2

Great End to 2013. Looking Forward to 2014

Having rounded off 2013 with a series of back to back sell-out Christmas concerts in Mirfield, Batley, Hull, Halifax and Huddersfield – Hammonds Saltaire Band have kicked off 2014 with

Hammond Youth Band logo

Oct
21

Youth Band Launch New Site

Over the weekend the new website of the Hammonds Youth Band went live. Designed by their conductor, Jamie Smith, the site features news and information about the band. You can

Radio 2 Logo

Sep
19

Player Picks on BBC Radio 2

Yesterday afternoon the band’s superstar third cornet player and serial tweeter Tim Hewitt achieved his 15 minutes of fame when his selection of oldies was played on Steve Wright’s Big

Dudley Bright working with the band

Aug
9

LSO Visit Hammonds

While it was not the full orchestra we were lucky enough to have one of our rehearsals taken by Dudley Bright, the principal trombone of the London Symphony Orchestra. Dudley