British Bandsman, 4barsrest and Brass Band World CD of the year 2009.
Bramwell Tovey is a musician of striking versatility, acknowledged around the world for his artistic depth and his warm, charismatic personality on the podium. Tovey's career as a conductor is uniquely enhanced by his work as a composer and pianist, lending him a remarkable musical perspective.
His enduring partnership with Foden's Band has proved fruitful in every way. Concerts, appearances at major music festivals, competitions and recordings (including the 2008 release on the NMC label, New Music for Brass Band) have all received critical and award-winning acclaim and reinforce this idyllic and exciting marriage between a wonderful brass band and the maestro, Bramwell Tovey.