To prove we have a sense of humour look at the band in the "Dodgy Haircut Years". We know some of these players are still around so drop us a line and identify yourselves! More pictures from this era to follow soon!
Time for a pint! Edward Gregson (back facing) with AndrÃ© Previn (centre) and John Fletcher (right) take a break during rehearsals in 1976 for the premiere of Gregson's Tuba Concerto in the band room of Besses O' Th' Barn Band. Edward Gregson conducted the premiere with John Fletcher as soloist. AndrÃ© Previn was present for a BBC 'Omnibus' documentary on his discovery of the English brass band tradition.
Edward Gregson (left) with AndrÃ© Previn (centre) and the Chairman of the Besses Oâ€™Thâ€™ Barn Band during a break in rehearsals for the first performance of Gregson's Tuba Concerto. 1976