Riot Jazz Brass Band hail from the grimy protoplasm of Manchester’s prolific creative scene. Since 2008, they have been spreading unconditional love and irresistible energy across the nation and continent.
The 9-strong troupe is comprised of three trumpets, three trombones, drums, sousaphone, and is fronted by the prodigious MC Chunky. The sheer enjoyment and passion which emanates from these musicians is as infectious as it is inspiring.
Be prepared for a unique, genre-bending exhibition of exhilarating music fit for any occasion, guaranteed to have every crowd on their feet.
Drawing from Jazz, Hip-Hop, Drum & Bass, Balkan, Trap, Grime, Dubstep, Latin, Classical; they write and play whatever their hearts desire. And the same goes for their unique take on covers, which range from Britney Spears to Todd Terje.
This astonishing versatility and insatiable hunger to explore all corners of the musical spectrum has led to collaborations with a wide variety of artists, such as Swindle, Plan B, London Elektricity and Riz MC.
PRESS + REVIEWS
“The richness of sound is abundant on this thoroughly energising platter, the spright and bang-on musicianship shines through as does their unique songwriting and arranging skills.” Blues & Soul Magazine
90 mins, plus interval