Onyx Brass

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One of Britain’s classiest brass acts…stands apart from the rest of the field…holds its own as one of the finest brass groups in the country…audience enjoyment is paramount….If you ever see a concert by Onyx advertised, it is certainly worth a visit to listen to this energetic and dynamic brass group, which is busy attracting audiences to the genre of new brass music. 

British Bandsman magazine, England

Their tone is clean and the phrasing well shaped, with intelligent application of slurs. 

The Times on Fugue, June 21, 2008

Onyx Brass’ recital was a blend of fun, wit and wonderfully exciting music 

Brighton Argus May 2004

We were Thrilled with Onyx Brass! Top-notch musicianship and entertainment all the way around. I can’t think of a better way to generate excitement and kick off our season. 

Mike Lamb, Springfield IL, presenter

The accomplished Onyx Brass. 

The Times, London

Bravo the Onyx! 

Philip Jones

With its scrupulous attention to balance, timbre and nuance of phrasing, it is reminiscent of the Philip Jones quintet in its prime, where total integration of five musical personalities becomes an ensemble that is much more than the sum of its parts….five stars. 

BBC Music Magazine