Mr Massey was born in Marsden and it was there that he had his first brush with the brass band world
, playing euphonium.
And he's handing over to a musician who is admired throughout the brass band world
Doug enabled lots of youngsters to seek careers in music and was respected in the brass band world
as he gave young people skill and enjoyment through his down to earth approach.
THE brass band world
has lost one of its longstanding and most dedicated members.
I get a lot of respect because I'm from Yorkshire which is the centre of the brass band world
," he said.
It combines a powerful story of a community faced with mass unemployment and the effect that has on individual lives plus a celebration of the brass band world
and its music.
TEENAGE TALENT: Rising star of the brass band world
, euphonium player Matthew White who will play in Holmfirth AT THE TOP: Hepworth Band at the Royal Albert Hall in London where they represented the county last autumn at the finals of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain
The festival will not only feature some of the best known names in the brass band world
, but will also look mightily familiar to those used to going to brass extravaganzas at the Bridgewater - but in early autumn.
And when Alex did get a break and an offer of a job back in the brass band world
that she is so passionate about, it was not to play cornet, but flugel horn.
HE IS one of the giants of the brass band world
and this spring will become professional conductor of a delighted Brighouse and Rastrick Band.
Conductor will be by Phillip McCann, one of the best known musicians in the brass band world
Naturally the singers were only too delighted by Dr Child's request and the trophy will be presented to him by Kenny Crookston, Editor of Brass Band World