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About saturnpeoplesounds

As a trumpeter, composer, arranger and band leader, multi-instrumentalist Brian Boyes has worked in Vermont for the past 16 years. As a member of a variety of award wining ensembles including the national touring jazz-funk act, viperHouse, he has been recognized for his soulful and intense approach to his trumpet. Under his leadership the group TALA was recognized internationally for its hybrid blend of world music and jazz. Tala was a featured act of both the Flynn Space Vermont Artist Series and the Discover Jazz Festival. He also works with The 35th Parallel Mediterrasian Jazz Ensemble. As an educator Brian Boyes has twice received special recognition from the Vermont Arts Alliance for his unique and creative approach to music education at Cabot School. He has shared the stage with artists such as Lester Bowie, Trey Anastasio, John Sinclair, Jody Diamond, Josh Roseman, Michael Ray, and Marshall Allen. He currently co-leads and plays trumpet with Movement Of The People: The Fela Kuti Project.

Bhangra @ The Bean

The Big Bang Bhangra Brass Band is making a Burlington debut at Radio Bean this Saturday Feb 22 (10pm). What started as a new side project, has become a more regular thing . . . . well  a kind-of-regular-thing. I’ve … Continue reading

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Second Line –>Bhangra-Style

We’re gearing up for The Big Bang Bhangra Brass Band show on FRIDAY NOV 22.  at Positive Pie Montpelier (hitting the stage @ 10 PM!  ) Also psyched to add a few more tunes to the set list!  

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Vermont Music Band

Leading up to The Big Bang Bhangra Brass Band’s debut show at The Vermont Music Fest, our local weekly – Seven Days, gave me a pretty big nod.  It kind of blew me away.  I hope that we were able … Continue reading

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Big Splash for the Big Bang

Back in March I received a call while in San Diego for work.  The caller was interested in having viperHouse play his festival in August.  I told him that we were already booked for a 12-year reunion show in Sept, … Continue reading

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Introducing: The Big Bang Bhangra Brass Band

I am very pleased to announce the debut of my new project, The Big Bang Bhangra Brass Band!   We will be headlining at this year’s Vermont Music Fest at Lareau Farm in Waitsfield.  We go on at 8:30 PM. … Continue reading

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Big Band, Big Ideas . . . .

We’re only a few days away from our Discover Jazz Festival show at The Flynn Space. We’ll be debuting two or three new vocal feature pieces; one of which is a stellar original by our bass player Robinson Morse and … Continue reading

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Second Stop Is Jupiter . . . by way of Burlington.

The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival just released their calendar of Main Events for the festival. Bobby McFerrin, Branford Marsalis, Dave Douglas, The Saturn People’s Sound Collective . . . It’s beyond an honor to share that bill. http://discoverjazz.com/event/the-saturn-peoples-sound-collective/

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