Sept. 1946 Besses learners band under the tuition of Fred Cowburn. Left after 12 months to concentrate on the trumpet.
Various dance bands in the 1950`s & 60`s RAF military band at Padgate,Warrington in 1956 Also in that band was Elgar Howarth. Stopped playing till 1982 joined Prestwich Band on flugel.Then Moston & Beswick. Middleton. Lydgate.Westwood over 50`s band and full circle to Besses.
Best solo horn at Burtonwood contest in 1987 with Prestwich.
All good music, especially modern big band arrangements.
Geoff records the band at most concerts.