Since their inception in 2008 Riot Jazz have become a firm favourite on the Manchester Clubbing scene. Mixing the best in electronic music, DJ’s and a flagrant love of huge brass bands was a recipe for success culminating in a truly original club experience not to be found anywhere else in the UK!
In the last three years Riot Jazz have brought eclectic artists such as Quantic, Gramophonedzie, Little Dragon and The Apples to 16 sold-out shows in Manchester, as well as having their own stages at Kendal Calling Festival (Best Small Festival 2010 Festival Awards), Mad Ferret Festival, main stage and boat party slots at Soundwave Festival, Croatia and a tent at Big Chill Festival.
Riot Jazz’s own 15-piece brass band are also one of the most in demand Brass Bands in the UK, currently planning European shows this year to mark their 3rd Birthday!
Mixing the fast paced hip-hop styles of YOUNG BLOOD BRASS BAND with the New Orleans 2nd line influence made popular by HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE and HOT 8 BRASS BAND, RIOT JAZZ BRASS BAND are sure-fire UK and European Festival band and party starter!