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The Breaks

Jules Buckley and the Heritage Orchestra slice up and reimagine the tracks that spawned breaking, with Soul Mavericks, Mr Switch, Alice Russell, Vula Malinga and Brendan Reilly.

Live at BBC Proms: The Heritage Orchestra, conductor Jules Buckley, featuring Soul Mavericks, DJ Mr Switch, Alice Russell, Vula Malinga and Brendan Reilly (vocals)

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Georgia Mann

Take the most infectious bit of a funk record that makes people dance, and repeat it. These are ‘The Breaks’! Witness the Heritage Orchestra, with Jules Buckley and special guests, slice up and reimagine these iconic tracks that spawned breaking and formed the origins of hiphop - a culture that has risen from a single moment on the sidewalks of the Bronx nearly 50 years ago.

The concert will feature historic and modern-classic breaking tunes from James Brown, Incredible Bongo Band, Babe Ruth, Herbaliser, Madcon, and Poets of Rhythm, alongside LIVE breaking crew 'Soul Mavericks’, UK turntable royalty DJ Switch, singer Alice Russell, and many more.

1 hour, 45 minutes

Music Played

  • Heritage Orchestra

    Apache

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    It's Just Begun

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Hot Wheels - The Chase

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Space Funk

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Think (About It) (feat. Vula Malinga)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Goldrush (feat. Mr. Switch)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    North Carolina (feat. Holly Petrie)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Get On The Good Foot (feat. Mr. Switch)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Forty Days

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Freaky Dancin' (feat. Brendan Reilly)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    All This Love That I'm Givin' (feat. Vula Malinga)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Castles

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Ashley's Roachclip

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Jules Buckley

    Rock Steady (feat. Alice Russell)

    Narrator: Heritage Orchestra.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (feat. Mr. Switch)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Get Up (feat. JOEL BAILEY)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Ready Or Not

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    More Bounce to the Ounce

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    All Over Now (feat. Alice Russell)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Rated X

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    The Mexican (feat. Mattiel)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Night of the Wolf

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    X BREAKS

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Disco Connection

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Dance to the Drummer's Beat

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Beggin' (feat. Madcon)

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.
  • Heritage Orchestra

    Theme from S.W.A.T.

    Conductor: Jules Buckley.

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