Brass & Woodwind Instrument Players
Kirsty Abbotts joins growing list of Yamaha Neo Artists. Highly regarded cornet player Kirsty Abbotts, principal cornet of Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Brass Band, has selected a Yamaha Neo Cornet choosing the yellow brass bell version.
Born in 1956, Nils Landgren began playing drums at the age of six, before at last discovering the trombone at 13.
Arfon Owen is a multi-instrumental musician who has been at the forefront of the brass band movement from the age of 18 and has played in many of the World’s finest brass ensembles. His hugely successful career has meant that he has performed in many of the World´s most iconic venues and festivals to capacity audiences. Away from the concert platform, Arfon has recorded many studio albums and performed on a number of television and radio broadcasts internationally. Known for his unrivalled versatility as a musician, he is also highly proficient on the cornet, trumpet, flugel horn and French horn, and works regularly as a professional pianist and organist. Currently residing in Stavanger, Norway, Arfon is a member of the Stavanger Brass Band, working as a session musician, conductor and educator.
Wayne Bergeron is now enjoying a career as one of the most active players on the Los Angeles scene. With studio dates, International touring, jazz concerts, guest soloist appearances and clinics he has no intention of slowing down.
Dieter Flury is solo flutist of the Vienna Philharmonic and a long lasting Yamaha Artist. He plays on a 14k golden flute.
An artiste with an exceptional talent who has made a name for himself as one of the finest trumpet players in the world today, (London, www.4barsrest.com ) Yamaha Performing Artist Rex Richardson has become one of the busiest crossover trumpet virtuosos on the international scene.
Vicente Campos has got the Special Award of Honor of superior degree, specializing in trumpet, 1st.
At the age of eighteen, he started playing with the BRT-Jazz Orchestra & BRT-Big Band (Belgian Radio & Television), the Act Big Band (dir. Michel Herr) and a lot af small jazz-groups.
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bobby began playing the guitar at the age of eight and switched to the trumpet at ten. By the time he was thirteen he was playing at local dances with a number of bands and by fifteen had put together his own group to play at dances, occasional concerts and in jazz coffee houses.