Colin Bourne - Bb Bass

Colin Bourne - Eb BassColin has signed for his second commitment to BCB in 2012 having played with us previously in 2005-2009. Raised in Chailey in East Sussex, Colin started playing at 11 in the school band. His banding career started with Haywards Heath Band in 1969 since when he has also played with Uckfield Industries Band, Handcross Brass and City of Chichester. Coronation Brass are a composite band who come together for European trips and Colin has enjoyed visits to Germany four times since 2002 and a visit to Malta in 2004. A highlight of Colin's career was recently playing for Brighouse and Rastrick in concert in January this year. Colin is a keen rugby fan and has only one team - the New Zealand All Blacks. He is also an avid collector of British Coins. Colin lives in Bognor with wife Wendy who is also a brass musician. He is the Contracts Manager for an International Security Fencing manufacturer in Petersfield.