Performance – Hypnotic Brass
Seven Brothers are the Bad Boys of Jazz!
Hypnotic Brass is a seven-piece, Chicago-based brass ensemble consisting of the seven sons of the jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran of Earth, Wind and Fire fame. Together, they have toured the world playing with everyone from Prince, Mos Def, Mick Jones (The Clash) and Damon Albam (Blur, Gorillaz). They've performed at Coachella, WOMAD AU, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall. Their song "War" was featured in the blockbuster hit movie, "The Hunger Games." And now, for the first time, they're touring the U.S. Don't miss these "Bad Boys of Jazz" as they bring their distinctive blend of traditional jazz, hip hop, reggae & rock to Tucson's Rialto Theatre.
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble was born in Chicago in the early 1990s as the Phil Cohran Youth Ensemble. Dissolving due to the hardships of growing up, the band reformed in 1999 as Hypnotic Brass and has since been blowing the minds of audiences all around the world.
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