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Anderson, James

He is a tuba player born in England, who was a member of the London Tuba Ensemble in the early 1970s.

In May 1980 he performed the premiere of “Serenade for Solo Tuba” by David Golightly, which was dedicated to him and he also appeared as a tuba player for the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble , the Locke Brass Consort and the London Symphony Orchestra and as Principal Tuba for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, appearing with these on several recordings.

In 2005 he was a member of the Royal Opera House Brass Soloists and performed on the 2005 live recording of On the Town. Appearing on several soundtrack recordings he can be heard on Order, The Empire Strikes Back and Peacemaker.

In the field of musical education he was Professor of Tuba at the Guildhall School of Music in London and taught several of today’s acclaimed musicians.

Here is the “Imperial March” from The Empire Strikes Back