Brass United consists of five brass players, who all come from different regions and countries. The ensemble members became acquainted on several occasions and over the decades have become good friends:
Wim Van Hasselt and Alexandre Baty, trumpet
Jasper de Waal, french horn
Jörgen van Rijen, trombone
Stéphane Labeyrie, tuba
After discovering the mutual joy they in making music together they decided to form an ensemble, with the aim to bring outstanding brass ensemble music to a broad audience.
“Phenomenal ensemble playing”
“The lyricism and rhythmical precision are astonishing”'i>