June 7, 2018

Some children in The Brilliant Banging Blues have drawn amazing pictures to go with our joint schools song - The Real and The Imaginary. 

The pictures show the lyrics of the song brilliantly. Look and listen out for 'waking up on the DLR', 'candy floss clouds', 'people...

March 1, 2018

A few weeks ago our fantastic drumming trio called themselves the groovemeisters - and groovemeisters they are!

Listen to the track above - this week is the first time that The Rocking Stars tried playing instruments together as a band.   

They are sounding fan...

February 15, 2018

This week we joined Yellow Class* in an experiment.

We wondered what would happen if we made art and music together at the same time.

Children from The Brilliant Banging Blues joined the band to make different sounds and textures with lots of different instruments. We ha...

February 1, 2018

We have been making sandwich music. Yes sandwich music!

You know ... 

first you take the bread (rhythm on drums)

then you add the filling (harmony on xylophones and keyboards)

then you place the other piece of bread on top (melody on glockenspiel)

Oh and don't forget the sa...

January 18, 2018

It is time to vote for our official band name!

The options were:

The Blue City School*

The BCS Band

Blue Band

Brilliant Blues

The Blue City Rock Stars

Banging Blues​

It was very close! We even had to have a second vote...

AND OUR BAND NAME IS ...

The Brilliant Banging Blues!

Bril...

January 11, 2018

This term we are playing instruments. Some of us are playing ukuleles, some of us are playing keyboards and some of us are playing drums.  

We are making our own parts and look forward to playing them together as a band.

January 11, 2018

This week we are thinking about a name for our band.

Some of our ideas include:

The Blue City School*

The BCS Band

Blue Band

Brilliant Blues

The Blue City Rock Stars

Banging Blues​

Which band name do you prefer?

* The Blue City School is a pseudonym

December 14, 2017

The Rocking Stars wrote a brilliant rap to add to their song We Like Music! 

They have included everything they like about music - the bass, the beat, the flow and their favourite genres.

To listen to M - to the - U - to the S - I - C scroll to the bottom of this page....

December 14, 2017

Blue Class* have written a rap all about the power of yet! You can see the lyrics below - we look forward to recording it soon so you can listen too.

Try our best

Learn from our mistakes

If we find something hard

We use the power of yet!

If you can't do this yet,

I'll give y...

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