[Trombone-l] O Bass Trombone!

David W. Buckley davebuckley at cogeco.ca
Thu Feb 18 16:39:19 CST 2010


Have to add that Phil Robertson, the son of my old friend Bruce Robertson, 
was one of the percussionists in the orchestra for the show.

Dave Buckley.

--------------------------------------------------
From: "Sharman King" <sharman at sharmanking.ca>
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:24 PM
To: <trombone-l at samford.edu>
Subject: Re: [Trombone-l] O Bass Trombone!

> Hello all
>
> Vancouver musicians are justifiably proud of their involvement in the
> Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Unfortunately, everyone has to sign a
> confidentiality agreement so there might have to some reading between
> the lines. But because the Opening Ceremony program listed the creative
> team including all the musicians I think it's probably OK to say the
> following...
>
> It's a matter of public record that the National Anthems were recorded
> by the Vancouver Symphony under Bramwell Tovey. The bass trombonist of
> the VSO is Doug Sparkes...
>
> Many musicians recorded the Opening Ceremonies music. The contractor was
> Sam Lutfiyya  and the Music Director was Dave Pierce. Unfortunately Sam
> passed away before the ceremonies but we all feel he would have been
> very happy with the result.
>
> The trombonists were, on various tracks, members of the VSO, Vancouver
> free-lancers and the first trombone was often Dave Reid. In real life
> Dave is the bass trombonist of the Calgary Orchestra - he's sort of
> Canada's answer to Charlie Vernon.
>
> I didn't play the sessions, but I'm thrilled at the reception our
> players are receiving for their efforts!
>
> -- 
> *************************************************
> Sharman King
> 632 West Broadway
> Vancouver BC V5Z 1G1
> phone  604 873 0661 ext 7
> 800 929 5711
> cel 604 263 4419
> fax 604 876 5711
> sharman at bookwarehouse.ca
> sharman at sharmanking.ca
> sharman at istar.ca
> *************************************************
>
> _______________________________________________
> Trombone-l mailing list
> Trombone-l at samford.edu
> http://maillists.samford.edu/mailman/listinfo/trombone-l



>
> No virus found in this incoming message.
> Checked by AVG - www.avg.com
> Version: 9.0.733 / Virus Database: 271.1.1/2695 - Release Date: 02/17/10 
> 23:34:00
> 


More information about the Trombone-l mailing list