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Norwich School Trumpet Teacher Awarded 5 More Brit Award Gold & Platinum Disc Awards

09 September 2021

The Brit awards were presented to Mr Land for his contribution as a session musician to the British Music Industry, backing world class artists on recordings including: 

Amy Winehouse - Katrina & the Waves - Leo Sayer - Andrew Lloyd Webber - Dame Shirley Bassey - Ben E King - Nik Kershaw - Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons - The Four Tops - Tracey Ullman - The Temptations - Smokey Robinson - Mari Wilson - The Supreme - Anthony Newley A - Elvis Presley’s Original Band USA - The Three Degrees - Deniece Williams  - Jack Jones - Belinda Carlisle  - Breathe - Shena - Suzi Quatro - Dame Vera Lynn - Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

Each Gold & Platinum disc award has a special BRIT AWARDS hologram with Mr Land's name and a personal number embedded to the hologram and linked to each recording on the  Brits catalogue.

Mr Land has been at the forefront of British Popular Music since the early 80’s. He is also busy recording and writing with many new ‘up & coming’ artists from the UK and abroad.

Mr Land will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall on the 30th September 2021 with his annual orchestral engagement playing for the International Ballroom Dance championships  - now in it’s 30th year!

Mr Land will also be travelling to the Middle East in December to perform with Diana Ross’s ‘Supremes’ as well as carrying out his teaching lessons at Norwich School and the Lower School.

“it’s a real privilege to be able to pass my on my musical experiences and knowledge to all my wonderful trumpet students at Norwich school & the Lower School”

Mr Land played trumpet on the original Katrina & the Waves ‘Walking on Sunshine’ trackback in the early 80’s. It is now one of the worlds most iconic pop tracks. It has sold literally billions of tracks worldwide – making it one of the most recognisable pop tunes ever recorded!