Breakdown Brass – The Horseman

Breakdown BrassWhat we have here people is a prime example of what we would like to call ‘unfuckablewith’ music. Breakdown Brass, Brooklyn’s own afro-funk with some Balkans brass band music clique is a shining example of what happens when powerhouse musicians come together. Featuring recording and touring members of Antibalas, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley, Lee Fields, Monophonics, Slavic Soul Party & many other, BB showcases some young veterans of Brooklyn’s budding funk and soul scene. Recorded at the famous Dunham Studios (Amy Winehouse, Jay Z, Sharon Jones, and more) by the uber talented Thomas Brennan, “The Horesman” is an explosion of afro funk, Balkan brass, and a tough and powerful sousaphone bass line. You read that right. Powerful sousaphone bass line. All the rappers will be featuring sousaphone after this.

Here’s how the band lines up:
Breakdowb Brass Shot

Mike Buckley – Tenor, Baritone Saxes
Vince Chiarito – Bass
Jason Colby – Trumpet
Freddy DeBoe – Percussion
Sam Hoyt – Trumpet
Raja Kassis – Guitar
Kevin Moehringer – Trombone
Nadav Sam Nirenberg – Trombone, Sousaphone, Farfisa, Percussion
Kevin Raczka – Drums
Chauncey Yearwood – Congas

“The Horseman”

A forty five from Kept Records is on its way shortly, and we can’t wait to get our hands on that baby. For now you have this free download and dope video shot by by Amanda Wilder and edited by Nadav Nirenberg. Long live the brass baby.

Get the tune here.

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