John Barker   Woodside,  9 School Close,  Darley Dale,  Derbyshire.  DE4 2TQ

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John is one of Britain's finest Trumpeters. He began playing the Trumpet and Piano at the age of 5 and he makes his own backing tracks on Piano and Keyboards, whilst playing the trumpet "live" to the tracks when performing. Having perfected his breathing technique, John plays with consummate ease, and has a sound that is instantly recognisable.

He began a professional career at the age of 22, performing at The Hippodrome London, with more recent engagements at Kensington Palace London and The ICC Birmingham. In 1996 he played on the film sound track 'The Full Monty' with Stocksbridge Brass Band (Sheffield), having also worked in the past with artists such as Dina Carroll, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds. He recently toured with the Sweet Inspirations, who were Elvis Presley’s female backing singers during the Vegas years. (1969-1977)

John also has his album tracks played on BBC Radio 2 on Good Morning Sunday, and recently toured Holland as guest soloist with a group of Dutch choirs called Grootkoor. 

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TV CHRISTMAS SPECIAL WITH ALED JONES

John Barker has just recorded with The Sheffield Pops Orchestra for a 2 hour TV Christmas Special, hosted by singer and broadcaster Aled Jones.

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