#WB25 – the documentary videos

Our project celebrating 25 years of Wonderbrass is finally at an end, but don’t despair! Watch the interviews and documentary films we’ve made with members past and present and re-live the WonderYears!

Claude Deppa

The South African trumpet legend talks about what Wonderbrass means to him.

First time I heard the band

Wonderbrass members past and present reminisce about their first encounter with the music of Wonderbrass and how that formed their first impression of the band.

Popping my solo cherry

The first solo in Wonderbrass is a memorable occasion whether it’s your first ever solo or you’re an old hand. Wonderbrass performers describe the experience of playing their first musical solo with the band.

Rob Smith and Jess Phillips

The founder members of Wonderbrass talk about how the band started how the places Wonderbrass has taken them over the years.

Finding my feet

Wonderbrass members past and present talk about their first rehearsals and experiences with the band.

My first Wonder gig

Taking the leap from rehearsal to public performance. Members describe the experience of taking to the stage with Wonderbrass for the very first time.

Joining the Wonderfamily

Wonderbrass is about more than music. It’s a community, a family. Band members discuss their welcome into the Wonderfamily.

Transcriptions and translations

Claude Deppa TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

First time I heard the band TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

Popping my Solo Cherry TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

Rob and Jess TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

Finding my Feet TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

My First Wondergig TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION

Joining TRANSCRIPTION and TRANSLATION.docx

Transcription and translation by Francesca Dimech