Hypnotic Brass Ensemble brings signature hip-hop jazz to TPAC

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble brings their fresh and funky jazz sounds to Nashville for the first time for an evening of unforgettable music at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater on Feb. 14, 2018.

The seven sons of jazz trumpeter/band leader Phil Cohran (Earth, Wind, and Fire, Chaka Khan) carry on his musical legacy in the brass band tradition with generous doses of hip hop, soul and funk. Together, they create an intoxicating and boisterous musical blend that is sure to delight jazz enthusiasts and a new generation of music lovers.

Together the brothers of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble have toured throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America playing with everyone

brothers hypnotic brass ensemble standing with instuments

Brothers of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

from Prince, Mos Def, Mick Jones (The Clash) and Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz). They’ve performed at Coachella, WOMAD AU, Lincoln Center, The Sydney Opera House and Carnegie Hall, and their song, “War” was featured in the blockbuster hit movie, “Hunger Games.”

Now celebrating 10 years of touring internationally as independent artists, the band quietly released “Sound, Rhythm and Form” in 2016 as a special treat for their loyal fans. Hypnotic Brass Ensemble continues to create and record and are currently working on the forthcoming “Bad Boys of Jazz” LP.

Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville.

If You Go:
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Feb. 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
TPAC’s James K. Polk Theater
505 Deaderick St.


Performance schedule, prices, and cast are subject to change without notice. Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is a nonprofit arts organization funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission. TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.

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