Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Chicago’s sensational horn musicians are bringing their signature sounds to the Marquee Theater!
The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is an 8 piece ensemble consisting of Gabriel Hubert (trumpet), Tycho Cohran (sousaphone), Amal Hubert (trumpet), Uttama Hubert (euphonium), Saiph Graves (trombone), Jafar Graves (trumpet), Seba Graves (trombone), and Tarik Graves (trumpet). They’re the children of jazz trumpeter and composer Kelan Phil Cohran (a member of Sun Ra's Arkestra and co-founder of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians) and they grew up watching their father rehearse with his band, Circle of Sound. They began their musical journey by playing together in the Phil Cohran Youth Ensemble and went on to write rhymes as the rap group Wolf Pak. Their musical style is an eclectic blend of genres ranging from hip hop to jazz to funk and rock, including calypso and gypsy music. They started performing on the streets on Chicago in 1999 and honed their craft for many years. Their self released their debut album (Flipside) in 2004 and it wasn’t long before they got a record deal. They went on to have a stellar career 17 albums and they’ve performed with Mos Def, Aquilla Sadalla, Phil Cohran, The Recipe, Nomadic Massive, Tony Allen, Wu Tang Clan, De La Soul, Prince, Femi Kuti, Gorillaz, The B-52's, and many others.
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