HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE - BAD BOYS OF JAZZ
New album Available Now

2020 sees Hypnotic Brass Ensemble celebrating twenty years together not only as a band, but
a Band of Brothers and they are marking this anniversary with the launch of their sixth studio
album Bad Boys of Jazz , which sees them seamlessly weave funk, dub, hip-hop and soul into
their own irrepressible take on jazz.

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Summer 2020 Edition is now available

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