Two UK brass veterans call it quitsmain
Trombonist Max Isley steps down tonight after 43 and a half years with the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Max met his wife Val in the orchestra, where she played harp; When she joined the BBC NOW, they relocated to Cardiff.
Max, with section partners.
We have also been informed that Brighouse & Rastrick, one of the leading brass bands, is losing cornet player and conductor Alan Morrison to retirement.