2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Presented by: WOMEX

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Thursday, March 19
10:00PM - 10:40PM

Flamingo Cantina
515 E 6th St


Listen to War


Chicago-bred ensemble consisting of seven sons of the great jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran. With only horns and a drum set, "Hypnotic" travels the world. HBE's music bridges the gap between genres, by creating songs to inspire global musicʼs culture. They call their eclectic blend of sound, rhythm and form, "now music", or "Hypnotic". Performing throughout year at festivalʼs in the UK, EU, Japan, Australia, S. America and many others. The bandʼs high energy, incredible songs and raw talent onstage, captivates and electrifies every audience. The brothers music has created either classic recording's or performance collaborations with superstar artist's, such Prince, Damon Albarn (Gorillaz, Blur), Mos Def, and Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) to name a few. The bands most popular song "War" was featured in both "The Hunger Games" and The Hunger Games Catching Fire" blockbuster movie film scores. The band hopes to continue to record, collab, tour, and expand the brand beyond its limits.


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Chicago, IL

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