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trumpet & flugelhorn

Started on cornet at the remarkably early age of 41/2 years. Gained valuable early experience in brass bands in Dunfermline, Fife before working with all the main local dance bands.

Has been ever-present in Tommy Sampson’s Orchestra and Fat Sam’s Band for many years. Billy is an outstanding lead trumpeter with a glorious sound as well as being a lyrical soloist.