ONYX BRASS

Performances

JAM on the Marsh 2021

It’s JAM on the Marsh time, and this year is especially exciting due to live audiences being allowed back after last year’s virtual offering. In keeping with the festival’s commitment to commissioning new music and giving second (or more) performances of these commissions, both concerts we are involved in contain world premieres and the revisiting…

Onyx Visit British Army Band Tidworth

Hymne Rehearsal

April 30th was a big day for the group, seeing the release of Festmusik, however not resting on our laurels we were honoured to be invited to deliver a continuing professional development (CPD) day to the British Army Brass Band Tidworth at their barracks in Wiltshire. This is a second of such projects that we…

Imperial College Concert YouTube Premiere Link

Onyx Brass at Imperial College Lunchtime Series

January 28th at 12.45pm sees the release of our pre-recorded concert that we made back in December for the Imperial College Lunchtime Series. Use the YouTube window above to view it via the IC Channel. It includes a 15 minute “Live Notes” chat by Dr Bruno Bower beforehand.

Guest Trumpets – Phil Cobb, Ryan Linham

Kenny Wheeler One for Five video released on YouTube

Onyx Brass perform One for Five at JAM on the Marsh:Virtual

Six months ago in July 2020 we recorded a virtual concert for JAM on the Marsh:Virtual in Hythe. Included in the programme was the first movement of Kenny Wheeler’s One for Five and we are pleased to have uploaded the full version to YouTube for for everyone to watch.

This piece was the whole genesis of the Onyx Noir jazz disc, produced by NMC Recordings, it served as inspiration for the other eleven composers featured to contribute. Should you be interested in hearing the second movement or indeed the whole disc, click here.

A huge thank you goes to Ed Armitage and all the team at JAM for allowing us to use this recording on our YouTube Channel.

IC Concert to Air on YouTube Premiere

After recording our annual Imperial College concert back in December, we are pleased to announce that it will be broadcast on the IC YouTube channel at 1pm GMT on 28th January. The concert was recorded by Black Swan Media and includes music by Arnold, Wolfenden, Gershwin, LaSalle and two larger ensemble pieces by Bliss and…

Recorded concert at Imperial College to be released in New Year

On Tuesday 8th December in normal times we would have been giving our annual concert for the Imperial College Concert Series. While we couldn’t perform to a live audience, we were so pleased that Oliver Gooch has enabled us to present a show that has been videoed for release in the New Year by IC…

Christmas Concert Sunday 13th December

LIVE MUSIC ALERT! Very pleased to announce that we will be performing in a real live concert to a real live audience with real live singers! (Weather permitting!) On Sunday 13th December at 5pm we will be joining Mary Bevan and the Fairfield Singers in a outdoor Christmas concert as part of her successful post…