Below are some sound excerpts from tracks on recent CD releases. Click the track name to hear the clip.
Three of the CDs can be purchased directly from Mayday Music. The others can be purchased by clicking on the links provided.





Ashton-under-Lyne Brass Band


St Mark's Church Hall, Dukinfield

Released April 2016


The Wizard

A Tameside Overture

Sandy and Jock

Elegy from Entertainments

An American Trilogy

Cry Me A River

Clangers Suite

Benedictus from 'The Armed man'


Deep Harmony

Neapolitan Scenes




Skelmanthorpe Brass Band


Skelmanthorpe First and Nursery School

Released December 2015


tb = training band

pb = prospect Brass

sb = Skelmanthorpe Band


Christmas Joy

The Christmas Song (pb)

Santa Baby (sb)

The Snowman (pb)

It's Christmas Time (tb)

Praise Ye The Lord (sb)

All I Want For Christmas Is You (pb)

The Little Drummer Boy (tb)

Candlelight Carol (sb)

Jingle Bells Forever (pb)

Merry Christmas Calypso (tb)

Let It Go (pb)

Jingle Bell Boogie (tb)

In The Bleak Mid Winter (sb)

White Christmas (pb)

Midnight Sleighride (sb)



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James Shepherd

versatile Brass


Slaithwaite Band room

Released October 2015


Positively Pittsburg!

Kathleen Mavourneen

Jive Steps

Jenny Jones

Seren Fach

The Caledonian


Stella By Starlight


Forgotten Children

Last Train Home

When I Fall In Love

Skyrim Dragonborn: The Elder Scrolls V

South Rampart Street Parade





Oldham Music Centre Youth Brass Band


Halle St. Michaels, Ancoats

Released September 2015



Sweet Gingerbread Man

Scarborough Fair

Magnificent 7

Amazonia & Rainforest

Galloping Home

On My Own

Jurassic Park

Sweet Georgia Brown

The Saga of Tyrfing




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Westoe Brass Band


Parish Church, Houghton le Spring

Released March 2015


The Hartonian

Concerto For Trumpet

Felton Lonnen

Mexican Holiday

The Way We Were

Northern Lights

Postcards From Caledonia

Sing Sing Sing

Swedish Folk Song

Floral Dance

Highland Cathedral


Call Of The Colliery

MacArthur Park




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Shepherd Group Brass Band


Osbaldwick Primary School, York

Released December 2014


Hark The Herald Angels Sing

White Christmas

Rocking Carol

While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks


Away In A Manger

The Christmas Song

In The Bleak Midwinter

Jingle Bells

Who Is He

O Holy Night

Calypso Carol

Candlelight Carol

O Come All Ye Faithful




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Rothwell Temperance Band


Grammar School Hall, Leeds

Released November 2014


It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Sleigh Ride

A Merry Little Christmas

Jesus Child

O Little Town

Ukrainian Bell Carol

O Holy Night

Winter Wonderland

Whence Is That Goodly Fragrance?

Jingle All The Way

I Wonder As I Wander

Shepherd's Pipe Carol

Carol Of The Shepherds

Christmas Troika

Christmas Festival Overture


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James Shepherd

versatile Brass


Slaithwaite Band room

Released September 2014


Impact/Strike Up the Band

Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

The Flying Scot

Letter From Home

Rainy Day In Rio

Gabriel's Oboe

My Funny Valentine

The Capriol Suite





Finale From Haydn Cello Concerto

I Know Why


The Nearness Of You

There Is A Flower


Hava Nagila



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Rothwell Temperance Band


Rothwell Primary School hall

Released May 2014


Crown Imperial

Over The Rainbow

Let's Face The Music And Dance

Robin Hood - Prince Of Thieves

Londonderry Air


Swinging Matilda

The Ride Of The Valkyries

Intrada Festivo

The Night We Called It A Day


In Heaven

Devil's Dream Hoedown

Procession To The Minster



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Hammonds Saltaire Band


Peel Hall, Salford

Released January 2013


"There are discs that find themselves in the glovebox of the car and stay there and there are discs that never get ejected because they work on many levels. I currently have an empty cd case as this is well and truly in the player."

(Gordon Eddison - NABBC)


Cloak And Dagger

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Slavische Fantasie

Keystone Kartoon

On The Town

Chants Russes

Estancia mov1   mov2   mov3

Pop Looks Bach

Magh Seola


Finale From Haydn Cello Concerto

Elegy (A Downland Suite)

An American Tale





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Diggle Band


Lindley Band room, Huddersfield

Released December 2012


Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

A Christmas Fantasy

Away In A Manger

A Winter's Tale

The Little Drummer Boy

Sleigh Ride

Mary's Boy Child

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Christmas Lullaby

Christmas Triptych 1



In The Bleak Mid Winter

Coventry Carol

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Christmas Classics 



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Diggle Band


Lindley Band room, Huddersfield

Released July 2012


Le Reine De Saba

Festive Overture

Roses Of Picardy

My Favourite Things

The Magnificent Seven

Sugar Blues

Brass Band Opener


Breezin' Down Broadway

Melodie Et Caprice


The Second Waltz


Perhaps Love

Blue Rondo A La Turk







Chapeltown Silver Prize Band


Brunts Academy hall, Mansfield

Released October 2011


Sparkling Diamonds

Buster Strikes Back

Be Still

La Bamba

Rutland Water

The Music Of George Gershwin


Singin' In The Rain

Hymn To The Fallen


The Way We Were

Willow Pattern





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Maltby Miners Welfare Band


Brunts Academy hall, Mansfield

Released July 2011


The Middy

MacArthur Park

633 Squadron

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Lake Luzern

Good Vibrations

The Second Waltz

All My Loving

Waterloo Sunset

March (Folk Songs From Somerset)

Praise To The Lord


Tea For Two

Just A Closer Walk

Midnight In Moscow

Can Can

Barnard Castle