brass band

noun

Definition of brass band

: a band consisting chiefly or solely of brass and percussion instruments

Examples of brass band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visiting Davis Square on a Saturday afternoon means emerging from the T station and bumping into a brass band wandering through. BostonGlobe.com, "“The Davis Square community is adament[sic]: do not let Davis Square turn into Harvard Square,” the report states.," 18 Nov. 2019 In its 17th year, Dia de los Muertos takes over Pepper Place with food vendors, drinks, a market, face painting, kids’ activities, and a second line brass band leading a processional. al, "9 must-attend events in Birmingham this November," 1 Nov. 2019 David Lindquist/IndyStar Becoming a New Orleans-style brass band in Indianapolis isn't easy, drummer Ben Phelps says. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "Pork & Beans Brass Band sounds off for New Orleans style in Indiana," 17 Oct. 2019 Performing in Connecticut since the late '80s, this band will perform repertoire of the British-style brass band. courant.com, "Community News For The Windham Edition," 25 Oct. 2019 Sondland's predecessor, Obama appointee Anthony Gardner, held annual July 4 parties there, as a brass band played and European bureaucrats, diplomats, business executives, academics and journalists chomped on hot dogs. Anchorage Daily News, "Sondland overseeing $1 million renovation of residence," 17 Oct. 2019 Sondland's predecessor, Obama appointee Anthony Gardner, held annual July 4 parties there, as a brass band played and European bureaucrats, diplomats, business executives, academics and journalists chomped on hot dogs. oregonlive, "Sondland overseeing $1 million taxpayer-funded renovation of residence," 17 Oct. 2019 Banda’s father was a member of Malawi’s police brass band. Rania Abouzeid, National Geographic, "Around the world, women are taking charge of their future," 15 Oct. 2019 Charter Oak Brass Band is a 28 piece ensemble that plays the musical repertoire of the British brass band. courant.com, "Community News For The Windham Edition," 13 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of brass band

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Brass band.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brass%20band. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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brass band

noun

English Language Learners Definition of brass band

: a band (such as a marching band or a military band) in which most of the musicians play brass instruments (such as trumpets and trombones)

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