Brothers Hypnotic

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  • About the Film

    Hypnotic brothers in prayer circle

    Not-always-willing participants in an unorthodox upbringing, the eight men of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble were forged into a band as kids by their father, jazz maverick Phil Cohran. Now making their way on the streets and in the music business, they test their father's ideals against their own brotherly vision.

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  • Reuben Atlas Gets Down to Brass Tacks

    Filmmaker Reuben Atlas Shooting Brothers Hypnotic

    New York-based producer, director, and “non-practicing lawyer” Reuben Atlas has filmmaking in the bloodlines and music frequently on his mind, so it’s no surprise he wanted to combine the two interests when running across the all-in-the-family Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.

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  • Talkback

    Four of the brothers pretending to hold up globe in Ireland

    Have you had to carve out a niche for yourself to escape a parent’s influence? Have you collaborated with siblings on a project or art? How would you have fit in with the Hypnotic family growing up?

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