David Bremner profiles six ‘Legends of Brass’ – those people who inspire and lead others and set new standards in performance and education. In the first programme he talks with iconic NZ jazzman Rodger Fox about everything from rocking with Quincy Conserve to 40 years leading the Rodger Fox Big Band.
10:00 After a lifetime of music making, from early experiences in a rock band to over 40 years leading his eponymous Big Band, trombonist Rodger Fox is as busy as ever. AM . Read more Video, Audio
10:00 The French trumpeter Maurice André is a legend of brass. AM . Read more Audio
10:00 John, Robert, Nicholas and David Childs - three generations of outstanding euphonium players and brass band directors from one Welsh family AM . Read more Audio
10:00 The Australian-born virtuoso studied informally with Dennis Brain and went on to become the world's most recorded horn player. AM . Read more Audio
10:00 A tribute to the outstanding NZ cornet player, band director and educator who died in 2015. AM . Read more Audio
10:00 Jazz to classical, New Orleans to New York, Wynton Marsalis is the complete musician. David Bremner profiles the legendary trumpeter. AM . Read more Video, Audio
10:00 David Bremner and friends get into the festive mood with some favourite brass ensembles, jazzy big bands and a few special carol arrangements. AM . Read more Audio