Profile:
James Gourlay is a British conductor and internationally renowned tuba soloist.

He was born in Scotland and began to play in his local brass band at an early age. He took part in numerous solo competitions at that time and soon became Scottish Champion at junior and open levels. After studying at the Royal College of Music Gourlay became principal tuba of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra where he remained for four years. There followed posts in the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Orchester der Oper in Zürich where he worked with most of the World’s top conductors. In 2010 he became the Musical Director of the River City Brass Band located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
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Artist

Instruments & Performance

DCA 629 James Gourlay - Russian Brass! album art The English Brass Ensemble, Prokofiev*, Shostakovich* The English Brass Ensemble, Prokofiev*, Shostakovich* - Russian Brass!(LP) ASV Digital DCA 629 UK 1988 Sell This Version
CD DCA 660 James Gourlay - Lyric Brass album art English Brass Ensemble*, Grieg* English Brass Ensemble*, Grieg* - Lyric Brass (Album) ASV Digital CD DCA 660 UK 1989 Sell This Version
DOY CD012 James Gourlay - CWS Glasgow Band Meet The Sovereign Soloists album art CWS Glasgow Band* CWS Glasgow Band* - CWS Glasgow Band Meet The Sovereign Soloists(CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD012 UK 1991 Sell This Version
SERCD 1900 James Gourlay - Joseph Horovitz - Music For Brass album art The Scottish CWS Band, Joseph Horovitz Tuba Concerto The Scottish CWS Band, Joseph Horovitz - Joseph Horovitz - Music For Brass(2xCD, Album) Serendipity (2) SERCD 1900 UK 1994 Sell This Version
DOY CD028 James Gourlay -  Gourlay Plays Tuba  album art James Gourlay James Gourlay - Gourlay Plays Tuba (CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD028 UK 1996 Sell This Version
CMF 046 James Gourlay - Pièces Pour Quintette De Cuivre album art Mozart* - Strauss* Mozart* - Strauss* - Pièces Pour Quintette De Cuivre(CD) e.f.s.a. CMF 046 France 1996 Sell This Version
EGN-CD 125 James Gourlay - Heralds of Victory album art Williams Fairey Band* Williams Fairey Band* - Heralds of Victory(CD, Album) Egon EGN-CD 125 UK 1998 Sell This Version
DOY CD141 James Gourlay - East Meets West album art James Gourlay James Gourlay - East Meets West(CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD141 UK 2002 Sell This Version
8.557754 James Gourlay - British Tuba Concertos album art James Gourlay, Gavin Sutherland (3), Royal Ballet Sinfonia James Gourlay, Gavin Sutherland (3), Royal Ballet Sinfonia - British Tuba Concertos(CD, Album) Naxos 8.557754 2006 Sell This Version
SFZ 152 James Gourlay - Double Trouble album art Les Neish* & James Gourlay Les Neish* & James Gourlay - Double Trouble(CD, Album) Egon SFZ 152 UK 2010 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

94765 James Gourlay - Festive Brass album art Brass Band Berner Oberland La Boda De Luis Alonso and 5 more… Brass Band Berner Oberland - Festive Brass(CD, Album) Artlab 94765 Switzerland 1994 Sell This Version
DOY CD052 James Gourlay - Diamond Jubilee album art The Williams Fairey Brass Band Scottish Cradle Song and 2 more… The Williams Fairey Brass Band - Diamond Jubilee(2xCD, Album) Doyen DOY CD052 1997 Sell This Version
DOY CD068 James Gourlay - Jazz: Featuring The Music Of Philip Wilby album art The Williams Fairey Brass Band The Day Thou Gavest The Williams Fairey Brass Band - Jazz: Featuring The Music Of Philip Wilby(CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD068 UK 1997 Sell This Version
WMEM 00003-2 James Gourlay - The Listen To The Band Collection: Brass Spectacular album art Various La Boda De Luis Alonzo Various - The Listen To The Band Collection: Brass Spectacular(CD, Album, Comp) BBC WMEM 00003-2 1997 Sell This Version
WAMCBRB07006 The Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band Russian Sailors Dance The Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band - Best Of Brass - Volume 2(CD, Album) Westbank And Amc WAMCBRB07006 UK 2007 Sell This Version

Conducting & Leading

QPRL 059D James Gourlay - Boosey & Hawkes' European Brass Band Championship - 1993 (Highlights Of The Contest And Gala Concert) album art Various Sounds Various - Boosey & Hawkes' European Brass Band Championship - 1993 (Highlights Of The Contest And Gala Concert)(CD, Album) Polyphonic QPRL 059D UK 1993 Sell This Version
DOY CD025 James Gourlay - Mountain Song album art Brass Band Berner Oberland Conducted By James Gourlay Brass Band Berner Oberland Conducted By James Gourlay - Mountain Song(CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD025 UK 1993 Sell This Version
QPRL 085D James Gourlay - Vistas - The Music Of Martin Ellerby Volume 1 album art Royal Northern College Of Music Brass Band Royal Northern College Of Music Brass Band - Vistas - The Music Of Martin Ellerby Volume 1(CD, Album) Polyphonic QPRL 085D UK 1996 Sell This Version
CHAN 4543 James Gourlay - Bone Idyll  album art The Williams Fairey Brass Band & Brett Baker The Williams Fairey Brass Band & Brett Baker - Bone Idyll (CD, Album) Chandos Brass CHAN 4543 UK 1996 Sell This Version
QPRL 088D* Various Jazz Various - Master Brass Volume Eight(CD, Album) Polyphonic QPRL 088D* UK 1997 Sell This Version
CHAN 4547 James Gourlay - Brass From The Masters, Vol. 1 album art Vaughan Williams*Alwyn*Jenkins*Simpson*Rubbra*Elgar* / The Williams Fairey Band*, James GourlayBryan Hurdley Energy and 2 more… Vaughan Williams*Alwyn*Jenkins*Simpson*Rubbra*Elgar* / The Williams Fairey Band*, James GourlayBryan Hurdley - Brass From The Masters, Vol. 1(CD, Album) Chandos Brass CHAN 4547 UK & Europe 1997 Sell This Version
DOY CD068 James Gourlay - Jazz: Featuring The Music Of Philip Wilby album art The Williams Fairey Brass Band Unholy Sonnets and 3 more… The Williams Fairey Brass Band - Jazz: Featuring The Music Of Philip Wilby(CD, Album) Doyen DOY CD068 UK 1997 Sell This Version
QPRM 134D James Gourlay - The Kings Go Forth album art The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force And Royal Northern College Of Music Wind Orchestra The Central Band Of The Royal Air Force And Royal Northern College Of Music Wind Orchestra - The Kings Go Forth(CD, Album) Polyphonic QPRM 134D UK 1999 Sell This Version
BELB007 James Gourlay - Awakening album art Stavanger Brass Band Stavanger Brass Band - Awakening(CD, Album) Belburn BELB007 UK 1999 Sell This Version
DOYCD112, DOY CD 112 James Gourlay - Gregson - Volume III: The Early Years album art Williams Fairey Band*, Gregson* Williams Fairey Band*, Gregson* - Gregson - Volume III: The Early Years(CD, Album) Doyen, Doyen DOYCD112, DOY CD 112 UK 2000 Sell This Version