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New CD Celebrates
100 Years of Recordings
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New CD Album Celebrates 100 Years of Recordings by Wingates Band

Wingates Band celebratory CD - 100 years of recordings featuring old favourites and 2 newly commissioned piecesAlthough it will not be officially 'launched' until Saturday, October 24, the latest CD album from Wingates Band is now available for immediate sale. The album, entitled 'Sounds of a Century', has been produced to celebrate a remarkable achievement by the band – namely 100 years of recording their magnificent music – a landmark previously reached by only three bands in the world.

The album features 12 tracks, 10 of which are re-recordings of favourite pieces of music across the decades, with the playlist being completed by two superb newly-commissioned pieces by Lucy Pankhurst and Adam Taylor, both of whom have close links with the band.

Wingates Band celebratory CD - 100 years of recordings featuring old favourites and 2 newly commissioned pieces A 'companion souvenir' to the CD is a new publication, fully illustrated in colour – also now available for sale – under the same title as the disc, which tells the fascinating story of the band's recording history, and which incorporates the first-ever detailed Discography of all Wingates recordings since 1915.

The two items will be launched at a special celebratory concert, to be held at St Bartholomew's Parish Church, Westhoughton, on Saturday, October 24, commencing at 7:30pm, but can be ordered with immediate effect via the band's website, or by calling 01204 696984/07970 131460. The CD album costs £10, and the illustrated publication costs £5. (For orders by post, add £1.35 for the CD, £1.25 for the publication, or £1.75 for both items.)

Tickets for the centenary celebration concert – price £10 – are still available, and can be ordered via the above numbers.

Press Release, 14th October 2015.


Contact Information

Band Manager - Sue MacDonald: 07966 364530and Assistant Band Manager - Kirsty Jacques: 07969 385623 | Email

The Band's Musical Director is Paul Andrews: 07810 712992 | Email

Visit Wingates Band website for latest news and concert information.

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