The Princeton Brass Band was founded in May 2004 and has been a NABBA member band since 2005. The band has become established as a major cultural presence in New Jersey, drawing players from Philadelphia and New York as well as New Jersey itself. In 2013 the band was crowned National Champions in Cincinnati, OH, a remarkable achievement before their tenth season. In Summer 2014 the Princeton Brass Band was Guest Artists at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, KY. In the Fall of 2014 they performed their first Beatles in Brass concert to a packed-out house at Rider University, where the band has been the official ensemble-in-residence since 2008 giving two concerts a year in the Fall and Spring.
The Princeton Brass Band is a proud member of the North American Brass Band Association.
The North American Brass Band Association (NABBA) is an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the British-style brass band movement in North America. With bands and musicians covering 15 states and Canada as well as ranging from school-age youth to senior citizens, NABBA has become a true force in the arena of amateur musicians and brass banding across North America and across the world.