Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago! Together with their rhythm section this 10-piece band is presenting a unique sound merging jazz, funk & hip-hop. Raised by jazz legend Phil Cohran (Chaka Khan, Earth Wind and Fire, Sun Ra Arkestra) the brothers absorbed the sound of their father.

Their first LP Satin received the American Author’s Award. Their live show inspired Mos Def and the brothers joined him onstage and began touring as the MOS DEF BIG BAND. They are touring with Gorillaz regularly.

Shortly after moving to New York, they started collaborations with Gorillaz, Ghostface Killah and Damon Albarn, Tony Allen & Flea and also gave live performances with Prince and De La Soul. Although HBE is a beloved collaboration partner, they also performed their original tunes to audiences as big as 110,000 (Glastonbury, Roskilde), as well as on Coachella, Womad, The Sydney Opera House and Reeperbahn Festival.

Tourdates

10.07.2022 IT-Rovigo Delta Blues
Tickets
11.07.2022 DE-Stuttgart Jazzopen Stuttgart
Tickets
17.08.2022 FI-Helsinki Helsinki Festival
Tickets
19.08.2022 DE-Rostock See More Jazz
Tickets
20.08.2022 DE-Bremen Musikfest Bremen
Tickets
21.08.2022 DE-Worms Worms Jazz and Joy
Tickets
06.10.2022 -Milano Teatro Triennale Tickets
Videos
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Live @ Burghausen Jazz Fest 2019
    Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Live @ Burghausen Jazz Fest 2019
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Coffee (Official Music Video)
    Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Coffee (Official Music Video)
  • MARY - OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
    MARY - OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO
  • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: "War"
    Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: "War"
  • Snoop Dogg- Motivation ft. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Official Music Video
    Snoop Dogg- Motivation ft. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (Official Music Video
Press
"A huge brass bridge of hypnotic polyphony connecting the cosmic jazz of Sun Ra’s Arkestra with the urgency of hip-hop and the sweeping emotional scale of a Curtis Mayfield blaxploitation opus."  
Fader magazine
"Der Saal kocht – und zwar vom ersten Ton an!"
intro, 09.25.2017
Discography
This is a Mindfulness Drill: A Reimagining of Richard Youngs' 'Sapphie'
This is a Mindfulness Drill: A Reimagining of Richard Youngs' 'Sapphie'
2021
Jagjaguwar
Bad Boys of Jazz
Bad Boys of Jazz
2020
Pheelco Records
Book Of Sound
Book Of Sound
2017
Honest Jon's Records
Bulletproof Brass
Bulletproof Brass
2011
My Publishing Group
The Brothas (Blue Album)
The Brothas (Blue Album)
2009
Pheelco Entertainment
H.B.E. Album
H.B.E. Album
2009
Honest Jon's Records
New York City Live (Red Album)
New York City Live (Red Album)
2007
Pheelco Entertainment
Jupiter (Green Album)
Jupiter (Green Album)
2006
Pheelco Entertainment
Flipside (Orange Album)
Flipside (Orange Album)
2004
Pheelco Entertainment
Line up

Smoov - trumpet
Baji - trumpet
Hudah - trumpet
Yoshi - trumpet
Rocco - baritone
Clef - trombone
Cid - trombone

Availability

Territories:

Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe, Switzerland, Benelux, Italy, Northern Europe

2022 May, July, August, March
2023 on request

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