Riot Jazz Brass Band
A 9 piece brass band consisting of trumpets, trombones, a sousaphone, drums and an MC. Playing a twisted mix of funk, soul, hiphop and aggressive jazz. The band has been featured at festivals around the world since 2008. Recent performances include West Holts Stage at Glastonbury, The Big Red Tent at Womad, Soundwave Festival (Croatia), Kendal Calling, London Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival as well as being invited to play on Channel 4′s Sunday Brunch and at Ted X talks in Salford.
The Riot Jazz Brass Band navigate a minefield of original peace-lovin’ aggro jazz, hip hop samples, funked-up favourites and re-interpreted dubstep, drum’n'bass anddance floor bangers that never fail to send limbs flying!
The band recently released their debut album – ‘Sousamaphone’ and their first 7″ single (Corn on the Cob), which are both available on First Word Records. The album has been played on radio stations around the world.