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The Chicago Brass Band, or the CBB, is a thirty piece brass and percussion ensemble that performs concerts throughout the year in the Chicago Metropolitan Area in addition to participating in festivals and competitions throughout the world. Composed of cornets, flugel and tenor horns, baritones, euphoniums, trombones, tubas and percussion, the Band's repertoire includes classical transcriptions, popular music, jazz, traditional, show tunes, marches and original works for brass band. CBB has toured England, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and most recently, New Zealand in the summer of 2019. The Band has twice been featured at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, Kentucky and has been joined in concert by featured soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra including Gene Pokorny, Chris Martin, Charles Vernon, and John Hagstrom.
The Chicago Brass Band is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency
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