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New York Brass Band

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New York Brass Band are North Yorkshire’s only contemporary New Orleans inspired Brass Band. Hailing from the ancient streets of York the band are at the forefront of a funky brass revolution that is sweeping the UK. Inspired by Rebirth Brass Band, Soul Rebels, Hot 8, Youngblood and Brassroots, NYBB pack a powerful punch of relentless drums, rumbling tuba and wailing horns… nothing kicks a party into gear like the sound of a smokin’ New Orleans Mardi Gras Jazz Band New York Brass Band is a powerhouse 7-piece, with a line-up of percussion, sax, trumpets, trombones and sousaphone. The band take its inspiration from contemporary New Orleans musicians, but have a repertoire that ranges from Marvin Gaye to George Michael, from Cee-Lo Green to Stevie Wonder, with some funky, gritty northern originals thrown in for good measure The band was formed in November 2010 by James Lancaster, and quickly established itself as a dynamic, flexible band who can perform outside acoustically at a drinks reception or street event, or amplified on a festival stage or club. No gimmicks, no backing tracks, no auto tune, this is music that gets people dancing and a band who make the audience feel part of the show! Performances include Glastonbury Festival 2014/15/16/17, Bestival on the Isle of Wight, Durham Brass Festival, Cork Jazz Festival, Le Tour de France, Monaco Grand Prix all 7 summer cricket test matches and celebrity parties and weddings for Danny Jones McBusted, comedian Alex Brooker, Liam Gallagher, Joe Jordan, Gordon McQueen and Jamie Oliver. In July 2016 the band was featured in the ITV show Surprise Weddings Caught On Camera.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
Our equipment is PAT tested
We own a PA system
Jazz, Jazz fusion, Pop, Funk
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Event types:
Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

All You Need Is Love | The Beatles
It Must Be Love | Madness
Happy Together | The Turtles
Come Together | The Beatles
One Love | Bob Marley
Happy | Pharrell Williams
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This | Eurythmics
Never Gonna Give You Up | Rick Astley
Ain't Nobody | Chaka Khan
Chico Time | NYBB Original dance-off
Masterblaster | Stevie Wonder
3 Little Birds | Bob Marley
Ghost Town | The Specials
Get Down with the Trumpets | Rizzle Kicks
Get Lucky | Daft Punk
I Want You Back | Jackson 5
99 Red Balloons | Nena
Shake Your Body Down To The Ground Jackson 5
Thriller | Michael Jackson
Uptown Funk | Pharrell Williams
Celebration | Kool & the Gang
September | Earth, Wind & Fire
Let's Groove Tonight | Earth, Wind and Fire
Club Banger Mash-up
Wind It Up | Stooges Brass Band
Party Rock Anthem | LMFAO
Push It | Salt 'n Pepa
7 Nation Army | White Stripes
Faith | George Michael
Sexual Healing| Marvin Gaye
Rudy | The Specials
Can't Take My Eyes Off You | Franke Valli
Word Up | Cameo
Walking On Sunshine | Katrina and the Waves
Take On Me | A-ha
Don't You Want Me Baby | Human League
I Wish | Stevie Wonder
Soul Limbo | Booker T and the MG's
Occupation | The Skatalites
Forget You | Cee Lo Green
Express Yourself | Charles Wright