Brass’d Off

Rio Brass

In Association with Shades of Soul Ltd

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Last Show: Saturday 7 th March 2020

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Rio Brass was founded in 2018 with the intention of honouring the tradition of Brazilian carnival blocos. Every year thousands gather in Rio de Janeiro streets to celebrate carnival and to listen and party to the music of the many different street bands that the city has to offer. With that in mind, trumpeter and founder of Rio Brass, Gabriel Dias who is originally from Rio and has studied music at the Juilliard School in New York created the brass band by arranging and rehearsing popular songs from all over the world.

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The band has already performed at numerous London venues in  London include and it has also made its international debut in Capri, Italy. In the coming year the band will be performing in France, UK and Brazil. Rio Brass has the mission to honour the Bloco tradition of celebrating life with music. Viva o Carnaval!