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Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1951-1986)
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Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Archive

  • GB GB1179 PJBE
  • Collection
  • 1921-1996

Autograph MS of pieces composed or arranged for the ensemble by Philip Jones and others, and annotated published editions and photocopies. The archive encompasses the vast range of repertoire from the Renaissance-period to works contemporary with...

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1951-1986)

Programmes

Programmes of performances by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Philip Jones Wind Ensemble and by Philip Jones alone. Most are in English but as the PJBE toured all over the globe, some are in other languages, highlinting their incredible world tou...

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1951-1986)

Letter from Gunther Schuller, 7 March 1973

Manuscript letter. Gunther Schuller writes that it was unnecessary for Jones to introduce himself when they last met as he remembered Jones from their previous meeting and being a horn player himself, he knows Jones as the best brass player in Bri...

Schuller, Gunther Alexander (1925-2015), composer, conductor, horn player

Letter from Ian White-Thomson and reply, 1 February 1975-24 February 1975

Typescript letter. Ian White-Thomson thanks Jones for the part the PJBE played in the Enthronement ceremony of the new Archbishop of Canterbury, Donald Coggan. He expresses how the fanfares made a deep impression. On the reverse is Jones' rep...

White-Thomas, Ian Hugh (1904-1997), clergyman, Dean of Canterbury

Letter from Anthony Craxton, 30 January 1975

Typescript letter. Anthony Craxton from the BBC congratulates the PJBE on their superb contribution to the Enthronement [of Donald Coggan as the Archbishop of Canterbury on 24 January]. He expressed his like of the fanfares and their crimson uniform.

Craxton, Anthony (1918-1999), broadcaster

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble additional material 1

  • GB GB1179 PJBE-ADD1
  • Collection

This collection mainly consists of programmes of performances that Philip Jones was involved in, most notably the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Also included are files of press releases and small files of correspondence, a travel diary, photograph...

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble (1951-1986)