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Interview with David Silverman

    I’m a huge Simpsons fan, Pixar fan, and of course I love Brass music, so this promises to be the perfect interview for me!! Here are a few questions I asked David Silverman: animator and co-creative genius behind The Simpsons, Sousaphone player, Flaming Tuba player, Director of The Simpsons Movie, Monsters Inc and [...]

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New single ‘Dazed’ by Bright Asylum

    I wrote a short piece on the site a couple of weeks ago about the new sounds Bright Asylum were working on. Well, its finished, and if you want to hear what it sounds like, check it out below. Top work by the guys, incredible musicianship, and I absolutely love the mix of [...]

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King Porter Stomp new single – ‘This Way’

    Kyle M Bagley interviewed King Porter Stomp on the site back in May 2014. Since then the band have continued doing their thing and now sees the release of their latest single, ‘This Way’. Badj from the band kindly sent me a link to the single, which you can hear by clicking on [...]

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Guest Blog, by Gabor Boldoczki. Part 2 – the World Premiere

  Trumpet superstar Gabor Boldoczki has kindly agreed to write a guest blog for us for the next few weeks. The first part told about him meeting up with the composer of the new trumpet concerto, Krzysztof Penderecki, to work on the piece together. This second one, describes the World Premier itself. ————- Last Sunday [...]

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Dark Arteries ballet, featuring Tredegar Band

    At 21st Century Brass we are all about Brass music being used in new and innovative ways to promote and expand the genre in new and exciting directions. This Ballet featuring Tredegar Band is Brass band powered dance, celebrating the music which endures as the legacy of the communities which mined the coalfields [...]

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Interview with La Brass Banda

I caught up recently with Bavarian 9-piece La Brass Banda, who have re-released their LP ‘Europa’ in anticipation of a UK tour. Here is what they had to say ————- Hi Guys, thanks for taking the time to talk to us. For anyone who hasn’t heard of La Brass Banda before, please can you tell [...]

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Guest Blog, by Gabor Boldoczki. Part 1 – meeting Krzysztof Penderecki

Trumpet superstar Gabor Boldoczki has kindly agreed to write a guest blog for us for the next few weeks. This first one tells about him meeting up with the composer of the new trumpet concerto, Krzysztof Penderecki, to work on the piece together. ——————- Gabor Boldoczki meets composer Krzysztof Penderecki in advance of his trumpet concerto this [...]

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All of Me, by Orlando Haddock

    I had a very complimentary email the other day from Orlando Haddock about our site. It’s always good to hear positive feedback about what we do, so to repay Orlando for his kind words I am sharing his excellent version of ‘All of Me’. You can read more about Orlando on his website.

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CU2+ Brass – Master of Puppets!

    I am a HUGE Metallica fan, and when I started this website I had visions one day of finding a Brass group who play their own version of Metallica tunes, thus proving my point that Brass music works across all genres of music. Among Metallica tunes there is arguably none better than Master [...]

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Sprawl, by Bright Asylum

    Posting these in the wrong order, but here is the first track to be released by Bright Asylum, the London based band who describe themselves as ‘Brass-led, electronica-based instrumental music’. Formed in late 2014 and featuring the musical talents of Sam Ewens, Ric Elsworth, Nat Witts, John Kilshaw and Olly Carey; they have [...]

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New ‘Bright Asylum’ track in the making

    I saw this on Instagram/Twitter, posted by Sam Ewens. Can’t wait to hear the finished track is this clip is anything to go by   New @Bright_Asylum track in the works A video posted by Sam Ewens (@samewens) on Apr 23, 2015 at 8:25am PDT

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