Youngblood Brass Band destroys convention. They pummel mediocrity. They are focused on creating consistently progressive, acoustic, radical, groundbreaking music, employing whatever sonic means necessary to do so. This is hiphop, punk, jazz, life, movement, tradition, family, sound, space and song rolled up into 6 horns, 2 drummers, a sousaphonist and an MC.
Things are only getting started for this young crew of independent, education revolution-minded folks. By invoking all manner of musical and cultural styles without marginalizing their originality, Youngblood is truly something to be heard, and as the world is finding out, a force to be reckoned with live.
Highlights: Following in the tradition of label stablemate's Saul Williams, Company Flow, El-P, Anti Pop Consortium and Mike Ladd.
Single with Talib Kweli charted on Top 10 for college and indie charts nationwide.
Tour constantly across the US including performances at Jazz Fest, headline dates at Barrymore Theater and more to nearly sold out crowds.
Performed at renowned European Festivals such as Lowlands, Pukkelpop and was the house band at the Roskilde Festival.
Completed summer and winter European Tours to packed houses.
They performed with acts like Chicago, Chick Corea, The Doobie Brothers, The Molemen, Ozomatli, Mission:, Mike Ladd, The Micranots, Dr. Israel, People Under The Stairs, Israel Vibration, Rebirth Brass, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and the Forgo.....