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John Packer Ltd – Advanced Wind Band Day with Pete Long

February 7, 2015


Following great feedback from Pete Long’s Advanced Workshop in February 2014, John Packer Ltd will be welcoming Pete back to host another Advanced workshop on February 7th, 2015.

Pete previously played and arranged for Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra for five years and now acts as bandleader for Ronnie Scott’s Big Band. He has played with and supported a massive range of musicians including Sir Paul McCartney, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Stereophonics, Clare Teal, Jamie Cullum and many others. Pete is also a highly skilled educator and frequently leads workshops in schools and colleges across the UK.

Repertoire to be played on the day will be selected from:
Sunrise At Angels Gate by Philip Sparke (video)
Cartoon by Paul Hart (video)
Toccata & Fugue by J S Bach arr Kevin Lamb (video)
Global Variations by Nigel Hess (video)
Fanfare Prelude on the Italian Hymn by James Curnow (video)
Oregon by Jacob De Hann (video)

This unique workshop gives musicians a rare opportunity to work with a highly regarded music professional and also the chance to learn and play with other like minded people. Pete will also be answering players’ questions and giving advice on how to arrange and compose music.

Tea and coffee is available throughout the day. There will also be the chance for attendees to try a wide range of instruments and accessories on John Packer Ltd’s fully equipped trade stand.

To book your tickets contact Steve Herbert, Brass Specialist, on 01823 282386 or email

Places for the day usually fill up quickly so be sure to reserve your seat as soon as you can.


Richard Huish College
South Road
Taunton, Somerset TA1 3DZ United Kingdom
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