Photo: Riot Jazz Brass Band
Southport Jazz Festival, Saturday 9 May 2015
The Atkinson – Studio, 8:00 pm
This gang are really exciting and bring something new to Southport Jazz festival. They will bring the feel of summer early and have you dancing the night away with their original sound.
Riot Jazz Brass Band is a 9-piece brass band made up of trumpets, trombones, a sousaphone, drums and an MC. They play a uniquely twisted mix of funk, soul, hip-hop and aggressive jazz.
The band has featured at festivals around the world over the past 5 years. 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 and dance 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 widely on radio stations around the world.
Lower level standing £10 / Balcony reserved seating £12 plus transaction fee. Fee is £2.50 per transaction
Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321