Christmas Jam is a fun activity suitable for beginner instrumentalists, in small groups or ensembles. There are individual parts for strings, woodwind, brass, guitars, piano and keyboards. It will develop aural, creative and ensemble skills.
This resource for ages 14+ by Angeline Morrison (Guardian folk album of the year 2022) investigates hidden histories of people of African origin, and their relationship to traditional songs that are still sung in Britain today.
Welcome to the Bandroom is a project funded by Arts Council England, produced by Foden’s Band, for teachers and students of all ages to enjoy, learn and interact with, learning all about the Brass Band.
‘East End Friend’ (Robert Quigley & Alan Cameron) have composed a song called ‘Good Cop Bad Cop’ which references the global conference in Glasgow and highlights issues of climate change which delegates from across the world are tasked in addressing. The song has been made freely available to all schools for young people to listen to and sing along to. Schools may wish to create new verses and a new bridge section while retaining the ‘Good Cop Bad Cop’ chorus, however students may make any new arrangement of the song that they choose.