Melodicas – Favela Brass’s Secret Weapon!

A big thank you to our UK donors, including long standing monthly donors, and all those who have been supporting New York Brass Band and Doncaster Youth Jazz Association‘s recent fundraising efforts for Favela Brass. One of the things that the money is being used for is to buy melodicas in UK, where they areContinue reading “Melodicas – Favela Brass’s Secret Weapon!”

Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band

Favela Brass received a very special visit during Rio Carnival this year. The New York Brass Band are a 7-piece brass band who are actually from “old” York in England. Those who have been following the project for a while may recognise some of the names on this list: James Lancaster (tuba, leader)Stuart MacDonald (tenorContinue reading “Carnival 2019 with the New York Brass Band”