Book : - Banding is my Life, by Denzil Stephens
"Banding is my Life" is a book about it's author, Denzil Stephens, his life as a boy in Guernsey in the Channel Isles, right up to the present day.
Denzil started to play brass instruments at the age of about 5 years old. He moved to the UK in 1939 evacuated to Yorkshire, where he eventually joined the famous Black Dyke Mills band as Solo Euphonium at the age of 15 yrs. There followed a long period in the Music Services of the RAF going from a player to Director of Music over a ten year period. Denzil resigned his commission in 1978, in order to return to brass bands, gaining much success with top class bands, including the Cory band of South Wales. Denzil is still busy teaching, conducting, playing and writing music for brass.
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