Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Top Songs

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Colonel Bogey
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Comrades of the Legion
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The Gladiator
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Hail to the Spirit of Liberty
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On Parade

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Biography

Although the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble actually formed in 1951, its first full-length concert did not take place until the 1962 Aldeburgh Festival. Moreover, the group made its first recording only in 1970. It was the first such brass ensemble to perform in the world's major concert halls and to record with the preeminent labels. Philip Jones (born 1928), the ensemble's founder, was a virtuoso trumpet player whose first important position was with the Covent Garden orchestra, ... Read more

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