Swiss Power Brass

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Brass Band Drummer, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. The thread on the success of foreign band reminded me of this band. It's a different kind of brass band, playing different instruments, but it's a brass band alright. How I’d love to play in a concert like this one:

    There’s just about enough life left in me, but perhaps not for much longer!

    I wonder if it would catch on over here, and perhaps even re-enliven the public’s appetite for brass bands. Look at the crowd in that square!
  2. ... that should have been foreign bandS...
  3. Glamorgan

    Glamorgan New Member

    I saw them perform on a recent trip to Germany - they played pieces such as Live and Let Die, Let Me Entertain You, Orange Juice and some others I didn't know but were pretty decent. The crowd certainly appreciated their performance and they had a tuba/sousaphone soloist as well (didn't catch their name) who was doing a bit of beatboxing tuba. The band looked like they were having a good time and enjoying what they were playing, and the percussion section (all 8 of them!) were particularly impressive.

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