Broken Brass injects the brass sound with a fusion of hiphop, funk, soul, dance, jazz (and much more) and turns it into a blazing mixture of energy. They’re taking brass to a new level, creating a 2.0 version of the vibrant brass sound.

With origins based in the Netherlands, ​Broken Brass ​have been firing up a storm all over Europe with an energizing and eclectic live sound, pairing punchy basses with hard-hitting brass. Selling out on CDs and vinyl from their previous albums and consistently filling 300+ capacity venues without promotion and on merit alone, shows that underestimating this brass band is out of the question.

‘​There was an undeniable feeling of fun, community and coming together when the irresistible rhythms and an abundance of high passion energy got the audience on their feet​’ – Time Out

The enigmatic eight-piece have conquered most of Europe with slots on​ ​Jazz á Vienne, Secret Garden Party, Shambala, Kendall Calling, Green Man, Fusion Festival, North Sea Jazz, Eurosonic and playing shows in India, Russia and Algeria​. In addition, the globetrotting act has sold out multiple UK and Dutch venues, gained airtime from all the big Dutch media and in the UK from a.o. Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show and BBC Radio 6. With more than 500 shows under their belt, and no signs of stopping, ​Broken Brass ​is a live force to be reckoned with.


Dear followers! It's almost weekend! But if you feel like Pieterklaas, and had a hard and busy week you need something to cheer you up!

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Last weekend we played the Groninger Museum! It was short, but pretty epic; Groningen, we love you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Had a good time playing the Groninger Museumnacht yesterday! Thanks Groninger Museum for having us! 🙌
Reinaldo made a stage-view video during Brooks, check it oouut!
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Tomorrow we’re rockin’ the Groninger MuseumNacht 2019 at Groninger Museum! You don’t wanna miss this one, so grab your dancing shoes! See you tomorrow! Be there or be square 🤘🏻

📸 by JOLD Photography at Zomerterras Vlaardingen
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Big up for all the epic musicians who checked out our songs, and have put them on their setlist! To make it easy we decided to put some of our sheets online! You can play some of our songs with your own group NOW 🤘

Check out our website and download the sheets in our webshop! Oh and, if you play it with your group; please send us a little video!

Give Bastien Broussard some likes! ! Here's a experiment with many saxes and overdubbing. The quality (of both sound and editing) is not perfect but it will be better each time ;) Anyway...
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