Lees to Lead Hammonds Saltaire


JJ_LeesThe Hammonds Saltaire Band is pleased to announce the appointment of its new principal cornet player JJ Lees. JJ started his playing career with the Dobcross Youth Band and moved on to lead Pennine Brass through its rise to success. He is originally from Saddleworth and is currently studying for a Masters degree in Bio Mechanics at Manchester University. Musical Director Morgan Griffiths commented “We are all absolutely delighted with the appointment of JJ Lees. JJ is a fantastic player and has all the qualities we are looking for, I have personally watched his development with great interest over a number of years and for me he was the only choice. JJ has all the right attributes to lead Hammonds Saltaire into our next exciting chapter.”

JJ will make his debut for Hammonds Saltaire in May at the Buxton Opera House.

Darran West