Kerry Ellis and Brian May were among those who attended the memorial service for Flt Lt Jon Egging today, at Lincoln Cathedral. Kerry and Brian had flown with “Eggy” earlier this year, prior to their Anthems concert at RAF Cranwell. The following article appeared in today’s Daily Mail:
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I want to say a few words about Red Arrows pilot Flt Lt Jon Egging – a hero in anybody’s book. It’s plain that Jon sacrificed his life yesterday to save civilians below, as he piloted his stricken Hawk jet away from housing, finally ejecting only when it was too late to save his own [...]
Queen guitarist Brian May and West End and Broadway star Kerry Ellis have both accepted an invitation to fly a training sortie with the Red Arrows later this week. On Thursday 16 June they will visit RAF Scampton to meet the pilots and ground crew of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team many of whom [...]
Anthems in the Park is an event Brian May and Kerry Ellis will play on 16 July 2011. This is a concert separate from their tour and is a personal journey back for Brian: Brian’s mother and father both served in the Royal Air Force and met at Cranwell.
Kerry Ellis and Brian May will perform “Anthems in the Park” on 16 July 2011 at Cranwell Royal Air Force. Kerry and Brian will perform with the Band of the Royal Air Force College and the Salon Orchestra of the Central Band of the Royal Air Force.
Don’t forget the RAF Central Band’s new album “Reach for the Skies” is released today, which features Kerry Ellis singing the track ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’. You can buy the album online from the following stores:
Kerry Ellis has recorded Wind Beneath My Wings with the RAF Central Band for their new album “Reach for the Skies”. “Reach for the Skies” is due for release on 27 September 2010. You can pre-order from Amazon UK.