A grandes rasgos
Since its debut in 2011, this brass juggernaut has blown their way into the public consciousness with their cunning cover versions and catchy original recordings.
Over the past two year, the band has earned itself an army of loyal fans and has played at some very special events. From live collaborations with the late Amy Winehouse, and more recently Eliza Doolittle, to headlining the Manchester Jazz Festival and Durham Brass Festival, and being the only fully live band to play at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, they haven't paused for breath.
With tongue-in-cheek, yet respectful, nods to the great tradition of British brass bands, Hackney Colliery's influences are as diverse as the London borough that gave them their name.