Live at 135 is a concert put on during New Haven's International Festival of Arts and Ideas every June. The vision of this event is to showcase unique and/or emerging musicians from the New Haven area. In the past we've featured the Daniel Levin Quartet playing improvisational cello, Laura Usiskin playing Bach's complete Suites for Solo Cello, the Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard duet on dobro, fiddle, and guitar, Loop 2.4.3 playing a wide variety of percussion instruments including two of their own invention, the Rose Echo and the eLog, and local band Mon Monarch playing selections from their debut album Waterproof Matches.
This year on June 20th at 7 p.m. we will feature Brass in a concert entitled A Festival of Brass and Ideas. Brass' contribution to this series is a concert showcasing the broad range of music they do and the personalities of the members of the group. As they play music of Holst, the Beatles, and jazz and TV favorites, you will hear them share about the experience of being in Brass, and the blend of virtuosity and playfulness that makes their sound and performances unique. An audience-centered concert, this performance will be their most intimate meet and greet yet!