Brass About

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About Brass About

Looking for something quirky, entertaining, impressive and different for your event? Look no further! Brass About offer both walk around and live show, take requests and deliver a fresh, modern approach to the traditional brass band. Influenced by the sounds of New Orleans, Brass About perform songs by the likes of Taylor Swift, Lady GaGa as well as more traditional New Orleans pieces such as Go to the Mardi Gras. Excitement and entertainment is encapsulated by this unique band.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • New Orleans, Mardi Gras Inspired Brass Band
  • Can perform strolling sets with percussion in a bespoke shopping trolley and a cycling sousaphone player
  • Juggling trumpet player can be added to all line ups.
  • All musicians have international credits and some currently play for “The South” previously “The Beautiful South”
  • Line ups from 5 -8 piece band to suit all venue sizes and budgets.

 

Inspired by the sounds of the streets of New Orleans, 7-piece outfit, Brass About, have been taking the live music scene by storm since their inception just over a year ago. Covering everything from swing classics through to modern pop hits and soulful numbers, they are sure to please whatever the occasion. Priding themselves on a mobile and energetic live performance, they feature a mighty sousaphone, percussion, marching-style snare drummer and four horns, and are always open to song requests, giving them the Brass About treatment.

Brass About Song List

Example 2 X 45 minutes playlist

Set 1:

Go To the Mardi Gras – Preservation Hall Brass Band

It Ain’t My Fault – Rebirth Brass Band

Get Lucky – Daft Punk

Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

The Flintstones Theme

Freedom Sounds – The Skatalites

Star Wars Theme/Cantina Jazz

Over the Rainbow

When You’re Smiling

Bare Necessities

King of the Swingers

Set 2:

Steamin Blues

Tequila

Hip Hop – original track

I Feel Like Funkin It Up – Rebirth Brass Band

Pigbag

Samba De Janeiro

Red Alert – Basement Jaxx

Rule the World – Take That

It Must Be Love – Madness

Eb Blues – Hot 8 Brass Band

When The Saints

Do What Ya Wanna – Rebirth Brass Band

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Reviews for Brass About

"The band create a great atmosphere and clearly enjoy what they do, an infectious quality which rubs off on their audiences"

Russell Levenston, Managing Director, Leicester Riders Basketball Club

"Very versatile and great to work with, they add an element of fun to any event and cater to the organiser's every need - highly recommend them!"

Amy Faherty, Exclusive Hotels and Venues

"This band instantly create a buzz wherever they play, and are perfect to get a crowd in the mood for a big event upon entry"

Clare Hatch, British Basketball League

"Very professional outfit and great at what they do. Varied repertoire and highly entertaining, I look forward to working with them again in the future"

Theo Crew - Independant Promoter

Brass About played at our wedding and they were absolutely brilliant - everyone was up dancing, the sound was incredible, and their whole performance was an absolute blast. Thank you!

Sophie Hillman (Wedding)

"Saw them at the festival, they were awesome. The lively energetic music had people up and dancing from the very first notes. Fabulous musicians, great fun, worth every penny."

Joe Stillgo - Western Park Music Festival

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Set Options

Sets can be tailored to your specific requirements. Both walk around sets and stages sets available depending on location,

Add a juggling trumpet player to any line up for an additional £230

A DJ set can be added for an additional £175

Add a jazz trio (Vocals/Trumpet & Guitar) 1 hour for £290

Travel costs to be added to all prices, this will be shown on the quote.

 

Extras

Basic rider of two bottles of water per musician.

Nibbles and a hot meal if evening performance.

Secure dressing room for 7 people to get changed with tea and coffee making facilities.

Parking for 4 vehicles

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