Kings Brass Questons and Answers

King's Brass Q & A

the group that started new york's
"love affair" with ceremonial trumpeters

Kings Brass, Questions & Answers


What Is The Kings Brass?

The King's Brass is an entertainment company employing highly trained, experienced, professional musicians, whose principal purpose is to provide its clients with the finest fanfares and ceremonial brass music available in the New York Metropolitan Area. We also offer assistance in planning all facets of your party, ceremony, and reception music.


What Does The Kings Brass Do?

The King's Brass provides fanfares and renaissance, baroque, and classical music for your special occasion. We act as liaison with your organist, musicians, or Maitre D' to arrange for spectacular entrances, announcements, processionals, and recessionals.


What Does Kings Brass Wear?

Our trumpeters wear renaissance costumes (view our large selection of colors and styles on the photo page), tuxedoes, or tophats and tails. Long, herald trumpets, with attached, colorful banners, are played.


What Else?

A highlighted feature in the King's Court is the King's Brass Quintet -- a lively upbeat sound that is sure to make the cocktail hour an absolute success. This "Little Big Band" has a repertoire which includes dixieland, ragtime, popular and show music.


How Much Does It Cost?

It depends on what you want. Two trumpets are certainly going to cost less than four. You can use any combination of musicians you can think of and the prices will vary accordingly.


Why Should I Use The Kings Brass?

Because our experience is unsurpassed. We originated and developed the concept of costumed trumpeters in the metro area. Our punctuality and dependability is unquestioned. Thousands of couples who we played for will tell you that we really care about you. We listen to your personal tastes and needs and realize that each bride and groom are unique. Your special day is just as important to you as our reputation is to us. Call for a free consultation.


Who Began The Kings Brass?

Michael Klein, a graduate of the Juilliard School, is president and founder of the King's Brass. He has played in numerous ensembles, toured nationally, and has performed at Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, St. Patrick's Cathedral, The Crystal Cathedral in Los Angeles, and the Waterloo and Tanglewood Music Festivals.


Will You Be Able To Perform At My Location?

The King's Brass has performed at thousands of venues in the Metropolitan area. We have appeared in such varied places as cruise ships, museums, parks, etc. as well as in houses of worship of all denominations. We are well respected and recommended by a majority of the organists, catering halls, and entertainment companies you may be working with.