Dapperidoo

By
Jock McKenzie
Arranged
Price
£ 14.00 

The composition of “Dapperidoo” was inspired by the writing of P.G. Wodehouse and aims to create an ambience of humour and faux sophistication in the 1920’s style. “Dapperidoo” is a nonsense word typically expressed by some of Wodehouse’s more hapless characters.

  • Bite-Size Brass Band
  • 3 Cornets
  • 1 Flugel
  • 1 Tenor Horn
  • 3 Trombones
  • 1 Euphonium
  • 1 Tuba
  • 1 Drum Kit

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The composition of “Dapperidoo” was inspired by the writing of P.G. Wodehouse and aims to create an ambience of humour and faux sophistication in the 1920’s style. “Dapperidoo” is a nonsense word typically expressed by some of Wodehouse’s more hapless characters.

Jock McKenzie studied trumpet at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester where he was a joint recipient of the college’s concerto prize. Since 1987 Jock has based his musical career in Hampshire, working as a freelance trumpeter, conductor, composer, arranger and brass teacher. Currently Jock holds the position of Professional Leader (Brass) for Hampshire Music Service and is the Director of the Hampshire County Youth Band. It is the mix of all of these musical roles that has led to Jock establishing a reputation as a leading creator of brass music resources, particularly in the field of education and brass ensemble music.

“An absorbing selection of refined choices and inspirational highlights. Marvellous."

Keith Ames
The Musician (MU)

“This is a wonderfully charismatic disc with playing of the highest quality. I cannot recommend it highly enough.”

David Bremner
The Mouthpiece

“Stunning playing all round and a perfect 'snapshot' of the incredibly high standards of performance in brass playing in London today."

Peter Bassano
Head of Brass Royal College of Music (retired)

“This intriguing "water-borne" voyage runs the gamut from more classically-tinged interpretations to straight-ahead and improvised jazz. Along that journey we are treated to a highly inspired and masterfully presented performance.”

Nicholas F. Mondello
Allaboutjazz.com

“Under the Spell of Spain is a showcase of virtuosic playing by some of London’s finest brass and percussion players. Highly recommended!”

Jon Gorrie
Founder, BrassMusician.com

“All cleverly arranged and beautifully played, with excellent sonics.”

John Sunier
Audiophile Audition
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