Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
A Chicago-based brass ensemble consisting of 8 sons of legendary jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran, Hypnotic is renowned for their ability to capture an audience with only horns and a drum set. Their musical style is a combination of many different musical genres, ranging from hip-hop to jazz to funk and rock. Collaborations include performances with Mos Def, Aquilla Sadalla, Phil Cohran, The Recipe, Nomadic Massive, Tony Allen, Wu Tang Clan, De La Soul, Prince, Femi Kuti, Gorillaz, and B52's. They have recorded with names ranging from Erykah Badu to Ghostface Killah of the Wu Tang Clan to Maxwell and many more. Their hit song "War" was featured in the box office smash The Hunger Games.