My brief was to write something of a Hip-hop / American marching band mashup, which would eventually be recorded and played by Hyde Park Brass.
I began writing in my usual way by multi tracking and playing each part individually.
I had to write for specific instrumentation as this would then be replaced by Hyde Park Brass.
Once the demos had been approved, I scored out the notation and traveled up to The Firm HQ in Leeds to record the brass.
Here's a behind the scenes of the recording session:
Here's the finished advert:
I loved the sousaphone so much, I went straight to ebay and bought a cheap one from India