Black Tie Brass New Album Out January 19

Article Contributed by | Published on Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Black Tie Brass (BTB) is a horn driven jazz funk band from New York City. They’re releasing their second album called Mostly Covered on the 19th of January, 2019 on which you’ll find three original songs and three cover songs given their signature arrangement and orchestration style.

“We combine some of our favorite funk tunes with arranging pop songs in our own way alongside our own originals. We want to keep you dancing and singing a song when you walk out.” says the band leader, Ryan McNulty and adds: “Mostly Covered has been a long time coming and you won’t be disappointed with our growth as musicians and as a band!”

They released their first self-titled album after a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2014.

BTB combine the presence of a New Orleans brass band with the sound of a funk band create a musically invigorating experience. Having played together for many years, the core of the group came together in 2013. Drawing from many genres such as jazz, pop, funk, R&B, and hip-hop, they created a fulfilling musical experience for performer and listener.

Black Tie Brass has been the backing band for numerous acts from Nick Tangorra to Robbie Rosen to Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti. Under the artistic direction of Ryan McNulty, BTB performed on Sal Valentinetti’s debut album which hit #1 hit #1 on the Billboard Jazz, iTunes Jazz, and Amazon Jazz charts.