Bb Trumpeter

Alan Morrison

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About Alan

Bb Trumpeter
Leeds
I have played in the profession for nearly 40 years. I have a wife and 3 grown up girls

Alan Morrison FTCL LRAM Having served several top class bands as Principal Cornet including Grimethorpe Colliery and Brighouse & Rastrick, Alan is now semi-retired. As well as an illustrious playing career Alan has been Musical Director of many top class bands such as Brighouse & Rastrick and EYMS. As a freelance musician he continues to be in great demand with worldwide appearances as an adjudicator, soloist and conductor. During his career Alan has performed in Australia several times, extensively in Europe and the USA as well as the length and breadth of Great Britain featuring in many festivals and gala concerts including the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall. An experienced music examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music he also visits educational establishments giving recitals, masterclasses and external examining. He has adjudicated brass band contests at all levels at home and abroad, including the National Championships of Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, the US Open and European Championships, having made his first appearance in the box for the Championship Section of the National at the Royal Albert Hall in 2013. Alan has recorded seven solo albums and pioneered a teaching video that has proven very successful. He also regularly features on light music recordings for the BBC with various ensembles including big bands and orchestras.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
Musicianship
Genres:
Cabaret, Swing, Ragtime, Gospel, Blues
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Instruments:
Bb trumpet
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session
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Reviews

From customers:

Facebook, 2 years ago

Philip Biggs - You were on your usual top form in Ostende - well played Alan. Many congratulations and thanks for your massive contribution to brass bands over the last five decades. Brass Bands are much richer for all you have done!

Favebook, 2 years ago

Kevin Ackford - A true legend of the Brass Band world and the only player ever to have moved me to tears with their playing