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Brass Tracks

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Overview

  • Versatile brass ensemble
  • Varied repertoire of music tailored to each booking such as New Orleans, swing, 1920's Jazz to classical/opera, music from the movies and musicals to clever arrangements of rock and pop music.
  • Perform as a quintet as standard and can also reduce to solo or duo

Location

Brass Tracks is based in Edinburgh and perform regularly across Scotland and North of England.

Standard Set Times

  • 45 minutes x 2. Usually 1 x 15 minute break. Can be negotiated for each booking.

About this Act

Brass Tracks formed in 2013 and have since established themselves as one of Scotland’s premier brass quintets, performing unusual and varied repertoire across the country in interesting venues such as Glasgow Central Station and the MetroCentre, Gateshead.

Making regular appearances at music societies, Brass Tracks have recently performed successful concerts in Dunfermline, Newton Stewart, Stranraer, Torphichen and in Lamlash on the island of Arran. The group has led the ceremony for the Fife Sports Awards and in 2016 was featured on the prime-time BBC1 drama ‘Rillington Place’. Upcoming engagements include return appearances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Set List

Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Summertime - Gershwin
Spread A Little Happiness
Love Is Here To Stay
You Make Me Feel So Young
Gershwin's 10. 4 Hits for 5
When The Saints Go Marching
Puttin' On The Ritz
Song From Chorus Line
Over The Rainbow
Baby Elephant's Walk
Alley Cat
The Washington Post
The Thunderer
Liberty Bell
Aida
Renaissance Dances
Cornet Sonata
Girl With The Flaxen Hair
Skye Boat song
Wild Mountain Tyme
Niel Gow's Lament
Londonderry Air

Etc Etc

Advance requests welcome.

Lineup

  • Brass quintet: consists of 2 trumpets, trombone, French horn and tuba.

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