The Gramercy Brass Orchestra of New York stands out as a leading force in the world of brass entertainment, combining the traditions of brass band with the flexibility of its members who are drawn from the communities of professional jazz, pop, Broadway and concert music performers.
Founded by Music Director John Henry Lambert in 1982, Gramercy Brass Orchestra has fueled audience excitement from its roots in the Gramercy/Flatiron neighborhood of NYC, to major concert stages, such as Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard, and the Majestic Theatre in Gettysburg PA. Gramercy Brass Orchestra has three commercially released recordings available from music outlets, such as iTunes and Amazon. American Anthems / Christmas Time Is Here / Brubeck: Bold & Brassy!
“The Gramercy group may very well be the most exciting brass group I have ever heard.”— Gettysburg Festival News
“They have an impeccable quality to them. Gramercy Brass is absolutely precise and outstanding!” — The Evening Sun, Hanover, PA
“Everything about the program struck me as first class and the proof was in the playing!” —Tim Page, Music Critic, Washington Post
“The performance was both noble and dynamic” —Bard Music Festival, Times Herald-Record