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Thursday, December 25, 2008

Joy to the World


In Clarendon Mall last week we were treated to a carol concert by the Belle Vue Brass Band.

It is perhaps ironic that in the background are two closed units, Max Spielmans (20 Mins Photos) and BB's Coffee & Muffins whose tables and chairs previously occupied the space in which the band are performing.

As a bonus today, here is a short video of the band. The assistant conductor is my son Craig.

video

16 comments:

marley said...

Merry Christmas Gerald :)

babooshka said...

Thank you Craig for the reminder of Christmas past B'ham Sally Army band,

Merry Christmas.

nituscorner said...

g8 to see your son playing. Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed christmas.

nobu said...

I have just enjoyed your video.
Merry Christmas.

chitru said...

hey!...merry xmas Hyde!...

thank u very much for visiting my blog...hope u could add me up in ur links...tsk tsk...

thecebulife.blogspot.com

nice site here...love the pics!

chitru

Ming the Merciless said...

Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year

Outhouse Capital of Canada said...

Merry Christmas to all in Hyde.

Great video, pity about the empty stores but the same here also, the rents are too high in those places.

Mediterranean kiwi said...

merry christmas from crete!

Sally said...

Ah my dear late dad would have loved that band. A brass bandsman for most of his life. Merry Ho Ho Hos to you and yours - thanks for following my musings at Sydney Daily Photo

Wibbo said...

Merry Christmas from the seaside and happy blogging in 2009! Jan

Abraham Lincoln said...

I must say this is a very nice photo and I enjoyed the post.

We're having baked ham for Christmas dinner. My favorite. I am off the low sodium diet for today. LOL

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Sally, from Abe and Patty Lincoln.

Reader Wil said...

Gelukkig Kerstfeest, Gerald
Merry Christmas, Gerald

I can almost hear the brassband playing.Thanks!

Lisa Wilson said...

What fun! Merry Christmas!

Chris said...

Many, many blessings at this holiday season, Gerald.

i apologize for such limited commenting lately (and for this cut-and-paste today). Life has gotten in the way.

Happy Christmas,
Chris

Linda said...

Wonderful video - I am a big fan of brass bands (thanks Dad). Merry Christmas Gerald and family. Hope 2009 is a great year for you. Linda Gold Coast Australia

Lynette said...

Happy Holidays to one and all from Mama, Duncan, Lamont, Leland, Kailey, and Lynette, from Portland, Oregon, USA.

Thank you, Gerald, you and Craig!

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