Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

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Formed by trumpeter Philip Jones in 1951, PJBE was one of the first modern classical brass ensembles. The group started as a quartet drawn from musicians of the Covent Garden Opera House Orchestra, later the ensemble performed either as a ten-piece or as a quintet Philip Jones Brass Quintet. In 1986, Philip Jones announced his retirement, and on June 8 the same year, PJBE played their last public performance.

First line-up:
Philip Jones - trumpet (1st)
Roy Copestake - trumpet (2nd)
Charles Gregory - horn
Evan Watkin - trombone

Last line-up:
Philip Jones - trumpet
Rod Franks - trumpet
Nigel Gomm - trumpet
Joseph Atkins - trumpet
Roger Harvey - trombone
Christopher Mowat - trombone
David Purser - trombone
Raymond Premru - bass trombone
John Fletcher - tuba
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Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Discography

Albums

Schütz Choir*, London String Players, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Camden Wind Ensemble Schütz Choir*, London String Players, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Camden Wind Ensemble - Glad Tidings: Baroque Christmas Music From England, Germany, Italy, France And Spain (Album) Argo (2) UK 1968 Sell This Version
ZRG 576 Schütz* / Schein* / Scheidt*, Raymond Leppard, Purcell Chorus Of Voices*, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Schütz* / Schein* / Scheidt*, Raymond Leppard, Purcell Chorus Of Voices*, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Voices And Brass(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 576 UK 1969 Sell This Version
ZRG 655 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Just Brass(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 655 UK 1970 Sell This Version
ZRG 644 Gabrieli*, Vejvanovsky* And Vivaldi* - John Wilbraham, Philip Jones, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* Gabrieli*, Vejvanovsky* And Vivaldi* - John Wilbraham, Philip Jones, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields*, Neville Marriner* - Strings & Brass (Music By Gabrieli, Vejvanovsky And Including Vivaldi Concerto For Two Trumpets)(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 644 UK 1970 Sell This Version
SDD 274 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Brass Now And Then(LP) Ace Of Diamonds, Decca SDD 274 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SBA 16008 The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble* Rock Of The Renaissance(LP) Daffodil Records SBA 16008 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
SDD 363 The Monteverdi Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, John Eliot Gardiner The Monteverdi Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, John Eliot Gardiner - Christmas In Venice(LP) Ace Of Diamonds SDD 363 UK 1972 Sell This Version
CSD 3739 The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Ian Hare, David Willcocks The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Ian Hare, David Willcocks - Hymns For All Seasons(LP, Album) EMI Records Ltd. CSD 3739 UK & Europe 1973 Sell This Version
ZRG 731 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Classics For Brass(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 731 UK 1973 Sell This Version
Philip Jones-Bläserensemble*, Gabrieli*, Scheidt*, Locke*, Holborne* Philip Jones-Bläserensemble*, Gabrieli*, Scheidt*, Locke*, Holborne* - Golden Brass (Brass Music Of The 16th & 17th Centuries From England, Italy & Germany) Argo (2) Germany 1974 Sell This Version
CSD 3764, CSD.3764 Holst* - The Baccholian Singers Of London, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Holst* - The Baccholian Singers Of London, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Choral Music(LP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice CSD 3764, CSD.3764 UK 1975 Sell This Version
Stravinsky* - The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford*, The Philip Jones Ensemble*, Simon Preston Stravinsky* - The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford*, The Philip Jones Ensemble*, Simon Preston - Symphony Of Psalms • Canticum Sacrum Argo (2) UK 1975 Sell This Version
Claudio Monteverdi, Jill Gomez, Felicity Palmer, James Bowman (2), Robert Tear, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Michael Rippon, The Monteverdi Choir, The Monteverdi Orchestra, The Salisbury Cathedral Boys' Choir*, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble*, The David Munrow Recorder Consort*, John Eliot Gardiner Claudio Monteverdi, Jill Gomez, Felicity Palmer, James Bowman (2), Robert Tear, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, Michael Rippon, The Monteverdi Choir, The Monteverdi Orchestra, The Salisbury Cathedral Boys' Choir*, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble*, The David Munrow Recorder Consort*, John Eliot Gardiner - Vespro Della Beata Vergine 1610 Decca UK 1975 Sell This Version
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble In Switzerland (Album) Claves Switzerland 1975 Sell This Version
ZRG 813 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Plays: Music By Addison•Dodgson•Gardner•Bennett(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 813 Europe 1975 Sell This Version
ZRG 823 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Renaissance Brass (Music From 1400-1600)(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 823 UK 1976 Sell This Version
PLE 091 The Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Conductor David Willcocks The Bach Choir, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Conductor David Willcocks - Carols For Choirs(LP, Album) Peters International, Inc., Oxford University Press PLE 091 US 1976 Sell This Version
GXP 9007 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Richard Strauss, Edvard Grieg, Eugène Bozza, Paul Dukas, Samuel Scheidt Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Richard Strauss, Edvard Grieg, Eugène Bozza, Paul Dukas, Samuel Scheidt - Stereo Laboratory London Classics, Vol. 17, Brass Ensemble(LP, Album) London Records GXP 9007 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
Purcell* / Philip Ledger, Choir Of King's College, Cambridge*, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Purcell* / Philip Ledger, Choir Of King's College, Cambridge*, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields - Funeral Music For Queen Mary - Five Anthems His Master's Voice US 1977 Sell This Version
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Fanfare Argo (2), Argo (2) UK 1977 Sell This Version
ZRG 851 Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Divertimento(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 851 UK 1977 Sell This Version
6.48143 DX Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Fanfare(2xLP, 180) Decca 6.48143 DX Germany 1977 Sell This Version
The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble* Easy Winners (Album) Argo (2) UK 1978 Sell This Version
Modest Mussorgsky, Philip Jones Bläserensemble*, Elgar Howarth Modest Mussorgsky, Philip Jones Bläserensemble*, Elgar Howarth - Pictures At An Exhibition Argo (2) Germany 1978 Sell This Version
ZRG 906 The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble* Modern Brass(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 906 UK 1979 Sell This Version

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