Billy’s Band: new book by LPO trumpeter Dan Newell

LPO trumpet player Dan Newell has recently written and published The Jewel Thief, the second book in his ‘Billy’s Band’ series.

The book and CD set is designed for teachers and parents of Key Stage 1 children (age 5–7) to help explore musical ideas. The accompanying CD includes fun activities in which Billy guides children through vocal and rhythmic exercises, improvisation, tempo, pitch and different musical genres.

The CD features Simon Callow as the voice of Billy, and violinist Nicola Benedetti.

For more information visit the Billy's Band website.