Reel Music 31 – BROTHERS HYPNOTIC

Brothers Hypnotic

For the eight young men in the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, “brotherhood” is literal: they’re all sons of anti-establishment jazz legend Phil Cohran. Cohran and their mothers raised them together on Chicago’s South Side on a strict diet of jazz, funk, and black consciousness. Family band practice began at 6 AM. Now grown, as they raise eight brass horns to the sky—while playing in the streets of New York City, collaborating with Mos Def, or wowing a jazz festival—they find the values their father bred into them constantly tested and must decide whether his principles really are their own. BROTHERS HYPNOTIC is a coming-of-age story, for eight brothers and for an ideal. (86 mins.)

 

BROTHERS HYPNOTIC screens Tuesday, October 22 at 7pm at McMenamins Mission Theater.  The film is being presented as part of our Reel Music 31 Festival.

Advanced tickets are available for purchase here.

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