TubaTreats follow Tough TubaTrikin…

For sure travelling through heavily trafficked built up areas is not always recreational – the map of North West England, between Liverpool and Manchester shows a labyrinth of intertwined motorways  – so yesterday’s riding was largely head down to get to my hosts Mike and Carin Johnson. Here’s me with Mike, (after a road grime descaling bath !)….mikejohnsontuba

Mike is not only a highly accomplished and experienced freelance tuba player and teacher, but he has an innate engineering bent, which has led to him getting well “under the bonnet” in his knowledge of the construction of tubas worldwide. If not playing, Mike can be found in his workshop reconditioning and adapting tubas. In fact, his ambition is to build complete instruments from scratch…

Find out more about Mike and his passion for all things Tuba at his website www.mike-Johnson-custom.co.uk  – he’s a true TubaTreasure !