At the moment Brass Monkey have no gigs in the diary. The band would like to play together again, but so far have been unable to find a viable way forward.
But never say never…
A ground-breaking six-piece band incorporating trumpet and trombone as well as squeezeboxes, mouth organ, percussion and guitar, Brass Monkey have a history spanning 30 years. After a short but glittering run in the mid-’80s, the almost-original lineup of Martin Carthy, John Kirkpatrick, Howard Evans, Richard Cheetham and Martin Brinsford reunited a decade later to make Sound & Rumour, which heralded the start of the second phase of their career. Read more about Brass Monkey.
To mark their 30th Anniversary, the band have released a new CD/DVD live album: ‘Brass Monkey 30th Anniversary Celebration – the best of live‘. Watch excerpts from the DVD here, or buy the album from Park Records here.
Find out also how to download a sample song from Viinyl.com.
“A fantastic colliery band/jazz folk fusion” Sunday Times
Find out more about each of their albums by clicking on one below: