The Brass Monkeys

In December 2016 The Brass Monkeys were part of a Triple Bill of exciting and original bands from Norwich that toured the UK, funded by Arts Council England.
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An eclectic improvising brassy band influenced by jazz, blues, reggae, country, soul, folk ……

The Brass Monkeys have (finally!!) been reborn as a brassy band blowing an exciting mix of original material and classics.

The band offers a reverent but iconoclastic take on the history of musical improvisation.

Chris Dowding - trumpet, flugel

Hugh Stanners - trumpet, flugel

Simon Youngman - tenor saxophone

Dave Amis - trombone

Pip Cartwright - trombone

Ben Higham - tuba, trumpet, flugel

Geoff Charlton - drums

Contact - or call Ben on +44 7703 403922

Watch a film

The Brass Monkeys perform Snake Music by Ben Higham at The Vortex Jazz Club, London on 21/12/2016 as part of The Triple Bill Tour funded by Arts Council England

Poll by Ben Higham performed by The Brass Monkeys at Existential Antics, Norwich September 2015

Listen to some music

Esbjorn Svensson by Chris Dowding

Simultaneity by Ben Higham

Omrk by Simon Youngman

You are what this day is all about by Archie Shepp

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