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About ombakmusic

Trombonist and composer in Richmond, VA. I perform with Ombak, Fight the Big Bull, No BS! Brass and Verbatim.

No BS! Hits the road this summer

No BS! Will be traveling down south, up north, and upper norther this summer, including hits in Birmingham, AL, New York and Canada. Check the calendar for details!

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Ombak at Balliceaux 1/15

Ombak returns to Balliceaux to kick of its monthly residency on Wednesday 1/15 at 9:30 pm. Bryan Hooten: trombone JC Kuhl: woodwinds Trey Pollard: guitar Cameron Ralston: bass Brian Jones: drums Balliceaux 203 N. Lombardy St. Richmond, VA 9:30 pm … Continue reading

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Summer 2013

No BS! Brass just dropped its fourth studio album, RVA All Day, here in Richmond with a pair of shows at Balliceaux and The Camel and will be traveling to DC for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert on Thursday, May … Continue reading

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Spring 2013

Happy New Year, y’all! 2013 is shaping up to be an exciting year. No BS! Brass just wrapped up recording an EP of music by Charles Mingus.  You can expect release of that and our fourth full-length album and more goodness later … Continue reading

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No BS! Brass Long Weekend

Thursday night, No BS! Brass returns to Balliceaux to host its monthly dance party. We’re fresh off a successful performance in NYC and taping for Planet Money on NPR so you can expect crushing beats and expert analysis. On Friday, … Continue reading

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Next up, NYC

Next Sunday, No BS! Brass will travel to NYC to play Rockwood Music Hall as part of Dave Douglas’ Festival of New Trumpet Music. We’ll be sharing the stage with the fantastic new music ensemble yMusic. I got to hear … Continue reading

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Ligeti: Combat Evolved

I have played a lot of Halo. My friends from Birmingham, Alabama and I used to sit in the basement and shoot at each other for hours and hours and hours. I always thought the score to Halo was particularly … Continue reading

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Hitting the road with Matt White and Mountain Goats

As a member of the Spacebomb horns (scroll around for more pics), I’ll be hitting the road this October to play some shows with Matthew E. White’s One Incantation Under God and Mountain Goats in the U.S. and Canada. Matthew did … Continue reading

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No BS! Brass this week

No BS! follows up its recent tour of VA and NC with several local shows this week. On Thursday, we’ll return to one of our favorite haunts, Balliceaux to preside over a pre-weekend dance party. On Friday we play a … Continue reading

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Mars Hill New Music Festival

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be performing as a guest artist at the Mars Hill New Music Festival in April of 2013! Check out the details below… Mars Hill New Music Festival is an annual festival of contemporary music held on … Continue reading

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