Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!

Great news! The The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 has raised £4385, smashing last year’s total and making a HUGE contribution to our ability to sustain Favela Brass. This is an ABSOLUTELY MASSIVE boost to the project! Not only that, the Stompers also managed to secure a donation of 3 plastic trumpetsContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!”

Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016

To donate to the Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016, please visit our Just Giving page: Following the success of last year’s event, which raised £4,064 for Favela Brass, in just 4 days’ time the Sandhouse Stompers are going to do it all over again, with the support of Lancaster-based UK charity Volunteer inContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016”

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”

Sandhouse Stompers at Doncaster Brewery

Last night Doncaster jazz musicians Mark Ellis, Stuart Garside, Paul Grady, Mark Kerrigan, Gareth Smith, Rowena Smith and myself played a dixieland jazz gig at Doncaster Brewery Tap to raise money for Favela Brass. One of the beers on sale at the brewery is called “Sandhouse” and the band has become collectively known as theContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers at Doncaster Brewery”

The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp

Favela Brass is not the most conventionally funded charity in history. From our triple carnival party (Rio, New Orleans and Caribbean) at Liberty Grill in Doncaster, to our ongoing weekly curry club in the middle of a Brazilian favela – we like to do things a bit differently. Following on in this tradition, then, isContinue reading “The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp”