New York Brass Band are North Yorkshire’s only contemporary New Orleans inspired Brass Band. Hailing from the ancient streets of York the band are at the forefront of a funky brass revolution that is sweeping the UK. Inspired by Rebirth Brass Band, Soul Rebels, Hot 8, Youngblood and Brassroots, NYBB pack a powerful punch of relentless drums, rumbling tuba and wailing horns… nothing kicks a party into gear like the sound of a smokin’ New Orleans Mardi Gras Jazz Band
New York Brass Band is a powerhouse 7/8-piece, with a line-up of percussion, sax, trumpets, trombones, guitar and sousaphone. The band take its inspiration from contemporary New Orleans musicians, but have a repertoire that ranges from a full on set of party covers to sets of male and female vocals, to thrilling jazz and New Orleans sets. This is repertoire that’s evolved and been refined over a decade of gigs giving us music for any occasion.