Vintage Fair in Doncaster

Great news – yesterday’s Vintage Fair at the Doncaster Jazz Centre raised £390 for Favela Brass! From everyone at Favela Brass we would like to say a huge thank you to Jane Miles, Stuart Garside & the Sandhouse Stompers and all of those involved in making it a success. Favela Brass is completely dependent onContinue reading “Vintage Fair in Doncaster”

Thank you to Les Goldman and The Band Upstairs

At our show in Pateley Bridge during the Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras, we met amateur musician Les Goldman, who generously offered to donate the proceeds from his band’s next show to the Favela Brass project. Last weekend the band, called The Band Upstairs and based in Guiseley near Leeds, played on theContinue reading “Thank you to Les Goldman and The Band Upstairs”

Coast to Coast Mardi Gras! (2)

The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras was a huge success. As well as raising a game-changing £3,747 for Favela Brass, it was also a great opportunity for the project to make new connections, and to renew existing ones. Over 9 days the band (pictured below) travelled 120 miles from Morecambe to Whitby, eachContinue reading “Coast to Coast Mardi Gras! (2)”