Brassy Washington DC-based outfit, Black Masala, is part of the new generation of go-anywhere brass bands. You can hear this sound all over the world now – from New Orleans (Hot 8) to Belgrade (Boban & Marko Markovic), Paris (Fanfarai) to Cotonou (Gangbe Brass Band), and right here on the east coast area as well (Red Baraat & No BS! Brass). A major party alert for this band– Black Masala puts on an amazing, high-energy live show!
Whether they are performing live shows or releasing new music, Black Masala push the boundaries between genres and explore new musical frontiers. This unorthodox and highly creative approach is what makes the shows so much fun with a wild and unpredictable vibe for the audience.
Mike Ounallah – Drums/ Vocals
Kristen Long – Vocal/ Percussion
Duff Davis – Guitar
Brendan Schnabel – Tenor and Soprano Sax
Kirsten Warfield – Trombone
Michael DiCiurci – Sousaphone
Chris Lee (Moogatu) – Guitar
Jacob Dalager – Trumpet
Morgan Russell – Tenor Sax
Patrick Cheng – Bass