Tu Romnie

By
Traditional Balkan
Arranged
Jock McKenzie
Price
£ 14.00 

Tu Romnie translates as “Don’t go away”. It is a traditional song performed and recorded by the famous Romanian brass band “Fanfara Ciocârlia”

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

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Tu Romnie translates as “Don’t go away”. It is a traditional song performed and recorded by the famous Romanian brass band “Fanfara Ciocârlia”. “Fanfara Ciocârlia” are widely considered pioneers of Balkan brass band music. The speed, dynamics and unique Eastern flavour of their music has helped them gain international popularity.Their musical style borrows freely from Turkish, Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian folk music.

JockMcKenzie 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.

“Under the Spell of Spain is an extraordinary CD, in company with the finest large brass ensemble recordings ever made. This is a must buy CD!”

Don Lucas
Boston University writing in the International Trombone Association Journal

"Who but the best professionals could live up to this ?... Everything about this disc is to be recommended, the recording is crystal clear and the playing and arranging of the first water”

Dr. Paul Sarcich
www.mvdaily.com

“Brilliant technique and superb artistry from all concerned.”

Denis Wick

“The end result, is a resounding success. This is not a commercial CD, this is education, passion and self belief written in the sleeve notes”

Richard Walker
British Trombone Society

“Every now and again a recording that is both truly outstanding and will have great appeal to brass band listeners appears on the shelves. We are delighted to make it the first recipient of our CD of the Year Editors Award.”

Kenneth Crookston
British Bandsman

“Brilliant technique and superb artistry from all concerned.”

Denis Wick

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