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Fanfares and Onyx Noir reviewed in Gramophone Magazine

It’s always a good day when you get a recording review in Gramophone and we have had one or two over twenty five years. However imagine our joy to find out that in the June issue we have reviews for Fanfares and Onyx Noir. The Chandos Fanfares with John Wilson is described as a “superb…

Four Concerts and a CD Release

Coming up this May we have a busy little period of ten days. First of all there are four opportunities to see Onyx in concert. 10th May 1pm Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BA Programme to include music from Fanfares and Fugues. FREE 12th May 730pm Mayfield Festival, St Dunstans Church, Mayfield TN20 6AB Its…

Onyx Brass to launch Onyx Noir at the Vortex

We are so excited to announce that our NMC Recordings jazz project, Onyx Noir, will be launching at The Vortex Jazz Club, London on June 5th. Almost ten years in the planning, commissioning, recording and editing, come 8pm, we will present it to the world. The disc contains twelve new compositions all commissioned by ourselves…

Onyx returning to Cheddar to visit old friends

Our Year of Brass project is in full swing with Jackdaws and our next visit to Somerset sees us close to Cheddar, a favourite haunt of ours. What better idea than to pay a visit to Anne Higgs and her brass students at Kings of Wessex and Fairlands Schools. Therefore it gives us great pleasure…

Fanfares Available from 2nd March

We have two recording releases in 2018 to celebrate our 25th Birthday, and we are pleased to announce that the first one, Fanfares, is available from early March. Recorded by Chandos in April 2017, this ground breaking recording brings together fanfares from 20th Century British composers which have never been recorded before, and includes many…