The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is looking forward to sharing many new and exciting programs with audiences from coast to coast. The group kicks off the 2015/2016 season with a concert near Philadelphia followed by a tour to Italy, Austria, Croatia, and England.

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass will continue to offer two day residencies to colleges and universities.

Previous and upcoming residencies and concerts have been held at:

Indiana University South Bend

Penn State Eerie

George Mason University

Millersville University

Cheyney University

Temple University (open rehearsal)

Cabrini College

Brothers On The Battlefield is a theatrically-staged production including a historically-informed narrative and a multi-media presentation in honor of the end of the 150th Anniversary of The American Civil War. Six virtuoso brass musicians (plus narrator and piano) perform a broad range of music from the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement .

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass is widely considered to be one of the world’s leading brass ensembles. A group that always reflects the diverse makeup of men and women in the American culture, the group is especially dedicated to reaching out to the world’s youth and inspiring them to reach for their dreams.

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Trumpeter Rodney Mack and his Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass marched and polkaed and phunked their way through more than two hours of repertoire...

— The Philadelphia Inquirer
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