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With James Morrison

Trumpet virtuoso, James Morrison, plays modern brass music, including tracks by No BS! Brass Band and Trombone Short. And Enrico Tomasso introduces his brass hero, Louis Armstrong.

In this new series, virtuoso multi-instrumentalist, James Morrison, introduces a selection of modern brass music, showcasing all that’s best in the world of brass: modern New Orleans-style street bands playing heavy funk and hip hop, classic big bands and small group jazz, traditional brass bands, quintets and dectets, Balkan, rock, funk, ska and oompah bands – Top Brass has it all.

In this first programme, we hear music from The Soul Rebels Brass Band, Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band, Duke Ellington, the Cory Band and No BS! Brass Band, from New York.

Trombonist with the legendary rock band Chicago, Jimmy Pankow, shares stories about his trombone heroes, his approach to arranging horn lines, and his long career. And leading UK jazz trumpeter Enrico Tomasso drops in to celebrate the career of his brass hero, Louis Armstrong.

57 minutes

Last on

Tue 18 Sep 2018 21:00

Music Played

  • The Soul Rebels Brass Band

    Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)

    • Rounder.
    • B005CTSYUC.
  • Billy May & His Orchestra

    Children Of The Night

    • Capitol.
    • 535-2062.
  • Ray Anderson’s Pocket Brass Band

    High School

    • INTUITION RECORDS.
    • INTCHR 71306.
  • Chicago

    25 Or 6 To 4

    • RHINO RECORDS.
    • WPCR 13610.
  • James Brown

    Soul Pride, Parts 1 & 2

    • POLYGRAM.
    • 31455 7668-2.
  • Chicago

    Just You 'n' Me

    • RHINO RECORDS.
    • R2 76176.
  • Chicago

    Anxiety's Moment

    • RHINO RECORDS.
    • WPCR 13610.
  • Chicago

    25 Or 6 To 4

    • RHINO RECORDS.
    • WPCR 13610.
  • Broken Brass Ensemble

    Got The Funk

    • GOOMAH MUSIC.
    • GOOMAHCD 67.
  • The London Horn Sound Big Bang

    Caravan

    • CALA RECORDS.
    • CACD 0112.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Braggin' in Brass

    • Naxos.
    • 8.-120706.
  • Enrico Tomasso

    Jubilee

    • Woodville.
    • 139.
  • Louis Armstrong and His Hot Seven

    Willie The Weeper

    • COLUMBIA.
    • CK 44253.
  • Louis Armstrong

    Them There Eyes

    • JAZZ HERITAGE SOCIETY.
    • 52889147.
  • Louis Armstrong

    When You're Smiling

    • MOSAIC RECORDS.
    • MD6 146.
  • Trombone Shorty & Rebirth Brass Band

    Buckjump

    • Verve.
    • PROMO 1.
  • Robert Childs & Cory Band

    Attack Of The Killer Trombones

    • Obrasso Records.
    • CD 946.
  • No BS! Brass

    Infamous (Live)

    • AUDIOTREE MUSIC.
    • ALT-482.

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