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Mow The Brass

Music

Overview

  • Top end brass band
  • Great repertoire of specially arranged rock and pop covers and New Orleans Jazz
  • Perform as an 8 piece as standard and can reduce to a 5 piece

Location

The band are based in London and are available to play across the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • Up to two 60 minute sets with a 30 minute break
  • Or
  • Up to two 45 minute sets and a 30 minute sets with 15-20 minute breaks.

About this Act

Mow the Brass are the next Big Steak on the London brass band scene, this band is a herd of the best brass players, farmed in the UK’s best Music Colleges. Get ready to digest a mixed grill of fresh, tender arrangements and spicy, organic compositions. So, whether you like your rump well done, rare or even blue, you'll appreciate their unique taste minced with influences from Jazz, Latin America and the rich green pastures of New Orleans.

With a mission to bring our lively sound to as many people as possible, they are introducing their eight gorgeous spotted cows to venues across the UK and beyond. This band will entertain you with whacky and well-seasoned versions of your favourite pop songs (not to mention their udderly unique tunes) performed on tuba/Sousaphone, trumpet, trombone, sax and kit! They also have a menu of specials to suit the appetites of kids in classrooms and for events across London and the UK. Their talented brass performers have also grazed with the alpha bulls, including the Royal Shakespeare Company, Superbrass and Hosen Brass. Talk to them about creating an appetising event that will fill you up to the fourth stomach, with a big paté of musical fun!

Set List

Always – Bon Jovi
Billy Jean – Michael Jackson
Come On Eileen – Dexy's Midnight Runners
Empire State Of Mind – Alicia Keys
Good Vibrations – Beach Boys
Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen (Jeff Buckley)
Happy – Pharrel Williams
Hey Ya – Outkast
Mr Blue Sky – ELO
My Girl – The Temptations
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
Please Don't Stop The Music – Rhianna
She Will Be Loved – Maroon 5
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Umbrella – Rhianna
Valerie – The Zutons
Walking On Sunshine – Katrina And The Waves
Who Wants To Live Forever – Queen
Young and Beautiful – Lana Del Rey

Brass Band/New Orleans Type Covers

Brooklyn – Youngblood Brass Band
Clash – Simon Dobson
Hurricane Season – Trombone Shorty
Is An Elergy – Youngblood Brass Band

Originals

Our Blood Is Young - Mow The Brass
Lament For Dropped Crisps - Mow The Brass
A Sort Of Paean - Mow The Brass
Free Range - Mow The Brass

Lineup

  • 8 piece band consisting of Tuba/Sousaphone, 2 x Trombones, 3 x Trumpets, Sax and Drums.
  • Reduced 5 piece band consisting of Drums, Tuba/Sousaphone, Trombone, Trumpet and Sax

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