E-flat Basses

Les Neish

Website:    www.tuba-artist.com

How Long with BBBC: 11 years

Home City: Originally from Liverpool, now resident in Northern Ireland

Countries Performed In: All continents except Africa and Antarctica!

Principle Instrument: Tuba

Other Instruments: I try to play Marty Erickson’s tuba but can never find the valves!

Where you might have heard me perform: As a soloist I have 3 solo CD’s which are also on Spotify and iTunes.  As a member of different groups : Soulcake, Sting. Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal, Florida. (Orchestral music)

What is special to me about the BBBC: Sitting in a band with many of my brass playing heroes around me. The energy that this band creates in rehearsals and especially performance is astounding and we all have a great time on every trip

What is special to me about Battle Creek: Battle Creek is truly a home from home. I’ve made great friends inside and outside of the band and it’s always great to spend time catching up and hanging out with friends in Battle Creek and the surrounding areas