BTS Jazz Trombone Competition

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As announced in the spring 2006 issue of the BTS magazine, The Trombonist, and on the home page, the Jiggs Whigham Jazz Trombone Competition will take place on Sunday 11 June 2006. Open to trombonists aged 16-25, the first prize is a King 2B Jiggs Whigham model trombone and the opportunity to perform a solo live on stage with the BBC Big Band at the International Trombone Festival in Birmingham this July. As of the week commencing 5 June 2006, a few places are still open to potential applicants. For further information, including how to apply, see the Jiggs Whigham Jazz Trombone Competition page. BTS Jiggs Whigham Jazz Trombone Competition Uppingham School Memorial Hall (for directions see 1.00pm Registration, coffee and warm-up 2.00pm First Round 5.00pm Break 6.00pm Competition Final All are welcome to attend. The format of the event will be an afternoon workshop followed by an evening concert.

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