Alumni Chris Cox on thanking the NHS and life on the road

After a busy 2019 touring with the B-52’s performing around Europe in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Spain, 2020 is looking a little different for Hyde Park Brass, the acclaimed band with roots here at Leeds.

Covid-19 has put a dampener on plans for festivals and gigs throughout the summer, but that hasn’t stopped Music and Management alumni Chris Cox and his fellow Hyde Park Brass bandmates from working on new music during the lockdown.

The band have been releasing weekly videos to support and thank the NHS for their work during the pandemic. 

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“We wanted to say thanks to the NHS for the invaluable work they’re doing at the minute,” says Chris. “Hopefully, the songs we’re recording each week will help show how much they are appreciated and will bring a bit of brightness to their day.”

You can read more about Hyde Park Brass and Chris’s experience of studying and playing in a band here