• The Brass Monkeys mini-tour - The Bear Club

  • Fri, 10-05-2019 at 20:00
  • The Bear Club
    Mill Yard
    LU1 2NR Luton
The Brass Monkeys mini-tour - The Bear Club - The Bear Club - Luton

The Brass Monkeys are "an eclectic improvising brassy band influenced by jazz, blues, reggae, country, free improvisation, soul, folk...".They return with an adjusted line-up that now includes trombonist Annie Whitehead, trumpeter Charlotte Keeffe, french horn player Jim Rattigan and saxophonist Paul Jolly, alongside Norwich members Chris Dowding and Dave Amis, all energised and supported by the rhythm section of tuba player Ben Higham and drummer Olly Blackman.This brass octet performs a range of music including the complex compositions of Ben Higham, richly textured pieces by Chris Dowding, plus South African ballads, a free-jazz New Orleans shuffle and more...The Brass Monkeys also play at Camouflage at The Fat Percy, Norwich, on 9th May.