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Northern Monkey Brass Band

Julian Joseph presents a performance given at the 2016 Gateshead Jazz Festival by the Northern Monkey Brass Band. Plus Inside the Mind, featuring poet and jazz lover Ian McMillan.

Julian Joseph with a performance from Northern Monkey Brass Band, a collective of some of the finest drum and brass players in the North East of England, recorded at the 2016 Gateshead Jazz Festival. The group have a reputation for their lively, energetic shows taking their inspiration from the street music of New Orleans and the new wave of brass bands on the scene including the Rebirth Brass Band and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Their band members have worked with a variety of musicians including Nitin Sawhney, Andy Sheppard and punk icons The New York Dolls. Also on the programme we get 'Inside The Mind' of poet and jazz lover Ian McMillan.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 18 Jun 2016 17:00

Music Played

  • Hot 8 Brass Band

    Take It To The House

    • Vicennial - 20 Years of the Hot 8 Brass Band.
    • Tru Thoughts.
  • Gil Scott‐Heron

    Peace Go With You, Brother

    • Winter In America.
    • Strata East.
  • Anthony Joseph

    Jimmy, Upon that Bridge

    • Carribean Roots.
    • Heavenly Sweetness.
  • Wings

    Live And Let Die

    • Wings Greatest.
    • Capitol.
  • Northern Monkey Brass Band

    Attitudes (Live)

    • Recorded At Sage Gateshead April 16th 2016.
  • John Coltrane


    • Africa / Brass.
    • Verve / Impulse.
  • Jack DeJohnette, Ravi Coltrane & Matthew Garrison


    • In Movement.
    • ECM.
  • Thelonious Monk

    Monk's Dream

    • Monk's Dream.
    • Columbia / Legacy.
  • Colosseum

    The Kettle

    • Valentyne Suite.
    • Castle Music.
  • Tim Whitehead

    Too Young to Go Steady

    • Too Young to Go Steady.
    • Home Made Records.
  • Allen Toussaint

    Touch of Love

    • The Complete Warner Recordings.
    • Rhino.
    • 12.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    King Porter Stomp

    • Library Of Congress Recordings.
  • Jasmine Power

    Stories & Rhymes

    • Stories & Rhymes.
  • Northern Monkey Brass Band

    Water of Tyne (Live)

    • Recorded At Sage Gateshead April 16th 2016.
  • Northern Monkey Brass Band

    Monkey Blood (Live)

    • Recorded At Sage Gateshead April 16th 2016.
  • Northern Monkey Brass Band

    Funky Pie (Live)

    • Recorded At Sage Gateshead 16th April 2016.

Northern Monkey Brass Band | Line-Up



Graham Hardy: Trumpet (Band Leader)

Alastair Lord: Trumpet

Jamie Toms: Tenor Sax

Mark Ferris: Trombone

David Gray: Trombone

Phil Rosie: Tuba

Adam Sinclair: Snare

Brendan Murphy: Bass Drum