Music brings together people in powerful ways that no one can predict. Jevon Hills, Founder and Band Leader of Little Brown Jug Brass, could never have imagined when his friend, Richard Scholz, played trumpet in [...]
LBJB is a decidedly values-based and community-oriented band. So here I am wanting to promote my band and share our music with our fanbase around the world (and after a year-long process finally being able to do so) but I now have concerns about one of the services we chose to use.
When several Little Brown Jug Brass’s band members went to the Ironwood on a Friday afternoon in preparation for our Album Release Party on February 20th, we got so much more of an amazing experience than we could have ever expected.
When Jevon Hills envisioned forming a brass band, he wanted to approach it from a place of remembering what he loves about music. How it makes people feel. How it connects us with great people. How it can help us navigate difficult times. Music is a universal language that speaks directly to our emotions and our experiences. Is it any wonder that the studying of music is any less magical?
Today we are going to make music that people will buy! That’s not something one usually thinks to themselves early on a Saturday morning, but as I got in my car at 5:45am to drive [...]
As a young musician, I held two opposing views on music.