The Pecan Street Brass is a brass quintet comprised of two trumpets, french horn, trombone and tuba. Brass quintets have been around since the 1840s, but the modern brass quintet, with this particular instrumentation, came into its own in the 1940s.
The Canadian Brass, the Empire Brass and the American Brass Quintet are probably the three most famous five-piece brass ensembles. If you've heard any of these groups, then you have an idea about the unique sound the Pecan Street Brass can bring to any gathering. Click here for an audio sample of the group in performance.
Established in 2001, the Pecan Street Brass has been a visible member of the Central Texas musical community. The quintet has been performing at the Texas Community Music Festival for many years, as well as for church services in the area. Weddings are a particular specialty of the group.
What type of music do we play? Well, almost anything, really: a Medieval madrigal, a Bach fugue, a Mozart quintet, incidental music, Ragtime, Dixieland, traditional jazz, modern jazz, and even pop, rock and show tunes. Click on on the Repertoire link for an idea of our range.