Ten-piece Youngblood Brass Band, originally from Madison, Wis., is currently on the road in support of just-released album, Pax Volumni. Their 20-city tour brings them through Asheville on Monday, Sept. 30. They’ll take the stage at Jack of the Wood at 10 p.m. $7 cover.
According to the band’s bio, “Globe-trotting riot jazzers Youngblood Brass Band are focused on creating progressive, raw, acoustic, modern, dance-til-you-mean-it music. The ten-member ensemble, born in Wisconsin, now hails from all over the US (New York NY / Nashville TN / Minneapolis MN / Chicago IL / Madison WI).
“They have been touring throughout Europe, the States and beyond for the past decade, performing in over twenty countries, and being featured at the biggest music festivals in the world: Roskilde, Glastonbury, North Sea Jazz, Blue Note, WOMAD, etc. Their intense on-stage aesthetic secured their status as an incredible group to see live, whether in intimate club settings or on international festival stages.”
Go here for a video of the band covering Chaka Kahn’s “Ain’t Nobody”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP6TYZeaJzc