Richard Fox – Tuba

Ricky La on Tuba

Name: Richard Fox

Instrument: Tuba

Description: The funky low end rumble that is the foundation of The Brasshoppers

What do you love about playing with The Brasshoppers: They groove like no other band. The boundless energy, enthusiasm and creativity is infectious.

What annoys you most about The Brasshoppers: ‘Where’s the van key?’

Musical influences: Lester Bowie Brass Fantasy, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Tchaikovsky, Tower of Power, Bobby McFerrin, Shostakovich, Wynton Marsalis, R. Strauss, Oren Marshall, Keith Jarrett, Mahler…..

If you were a movie character who would you be?: Obi-Wan Kenobi (the older version)

Dogs or cats?: Dogs

Higher or lower?: Lower obviously

70s or 80s?: 20s

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