Eric Oakley

I started playing cornet aged 9 in Langley Park Colliery Band. Then playing Repiano and Flugel in my teens, joined DLI TA Band at 18. Then joined 1st DLI Regimental Band for 9 years playing trumpet. Joined Staff of ‘Cadence’ Marching Band for 10 years teaching trumpet (National BYBA Champions 3 times).Then joined ABBB on Cornet, now playing euphonium and enjoying every minute.