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brass against 

 
 

exceptional music with a political edge

 

 

In this politically challenging era, it’s time to stand up against the machine. Brass Against is a collective of artists, led and curated by Brad Hammonds, who share in the goal of creating brass protest music that calls fans to action. We want the music we perform to sound inspiring and resonate with people’s emotions, encouraging them to act. We combine rock and edgy hip-hop to play music that's powerful and empowering. Brass Against is exceptional music with a political edge. 

 
 

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Brass Against

by Brass Against
 

The Artists

Brass Against is a collective of artists who share in the goal of creating brass protest music that calls fans to action. The collective is led and curated by Brad Hammonds. Below are the artists you could see touring with Brass Against.

 
 

Brad Hammonds

Andrew Gutauskas

Sophia Urista

Maya Azucena

Mazz Swift

Amanda Brown

Samuel Hope

Darius Christian

Mariel Bildsten

Frank Cohen

Eli Chalmer

Melissa Gardiner

Wayne Tucker

Oskar Stenmark

Tyler Tritt

Kai Sandoval

Bruce Harris

Kenneth Bentley

Corey Wilcox

Steven Duffy

Nathan Bell

 

Guitar/Band Leader

Bari Sax/Musical Director

Vocals

Vocals

Vocals/Electric Violin

Vocals

Vocals

Vocals/Trombone

Trombone

Trombone

Trombone

Trombone

Trumpet

Trumpet

Trumpet

Trumpet

Trumpet

Sousaphone

Sousaphone

Sousaphone

Drums

 
 

Press

If you’re wondering what it is you need to get through the day, we’re pretty sure this is it right here.
— Paste Magazine
Incredible Brass Band
— Tom Morello- Rage Against the Machine
For one of their recent covers, they take “Killing in the Name” from Rage Against the
Machine and infuse it with their own potent brew of brass eclecticism. The track
maintains its hardline perspective but is reinvigorated and reshaped by the unexpected
rhythmic changes the band pumps into it.
— Nooga
A musical middle finger to today’s authoritarian machine, this live rendition bristles
with gritty instrumentation and vocal urgency; Sophia Urista, entrusted with frontwoman
duties, delivers the brazen lyrics through her own portentous lens, buoyed by an equally
consequential coalescence of sound.
— Digital High