Black Dyke Band (Brass Ensemble)
Artist's website: http://www.blackdykeband.co.uk/
Black Dyke Band, formerly John Foster & Son Black Dyke Mills Band, is one of the oldest and best-known brass bands in the world.
In 2014, the band won the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain for a record 23rd time, and the British Open Championship for another record 30th time. They have also won the European Championships a record thirteen times, most recently in 2015.
The band is well-known for recording the soundtrack to the BBC gardening makeover series Ground Force in 1997, and appeared in the Christmas edition of Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies in 1999. In 1999 they played on the Academy Award nominated song That'll Do from Babe: Pig in the City. They have featured on recordings and live appearances by acts including The Beatles, Paul McCartney and Tori Amos.