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Black Masala / Bio

Brassy Washington DC-based multicultural outfit, Black Masala, is part of the new generation of go-anywhere brass bands. You can hear this sound all over the world now – from New Orleans (Hot 8) to Belgrade (Boban & Marko Markovic), Paris (Fanfarai) to Cotonou (Gangbe Brass Band), and right here on the east coast area as well (Red Baraat & No BS! Brass). A major party alert for this band – Black Masala puts on an amazing, high-energy live show that features brass, tuba, accordion, electric guitar, drums and vocals. Don’t miss it!!!

In the last 2 years since its inception, Black Masala have been hitting the road as well as playing frequently in the Washington, DC area. Winner of two Washington Area Music Awards including ‘Best New Artist’ has made the band a standout live act in the region.

Mike Ounallah: Drums, Percussion, Vocals
Kristen Long: Vocals, Percussion
Duff Davis: Electric Guitar
Yannick LePage: Accordion
Kirsten Warfield: Trombone
Matt Hotez: Trombone
Monty Montgomery: Tuba, Percussion, Vocals

General Info

Band Members
Mike Ounallah, Kristen Long, Monty Montgomery, Frank Mitchell Jr., Kirsten Warfield, Yannick Le Page, Matt Hotez, Duff Davis
Artist Name
Black Masala
Home Page
Active Since
World / Brass Band / Gypsy/ Rock/ Indie/ Appalachian

Contact Info

Washington, DC

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