Established in 1997, Seaside Brass is a sextet of brass and percussion instrumentalists well versed in a variety of styles. We have performed everything from standard Brass Quintet repertoire, to not-so-standard arrangements and original compositions by members of the ensemble. Throughout our performing career in San Diego, we have developed a number of splinter ensembles that entertain local audiences regularly. To learn more about a specific ensemble, navigate through the sidebar. We appreciate your feedback about our live performances, concerts, educational outreach programs, and website, so feel free to contact us anytime. Thank you for visiting!

Introducing the first, and hopefully annual,
San Diego Jazz Orchestra Summer Jazz Workshop!
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It's a new year and there are many new things happening . . .

Happy New Year !

Newsletter Archives

Karl's Grad Recital!
on May4th, 2008 was a great success!
Here's a couple of audio clips:

I've Got the World on a String (Pacific Blast & Leonard Patton)

VooDoo Stomp (Pacific Blast)

Read more about Pacific Blast on the Projects in the Works page!

Check out our unique version of "Peter & the Wolf" - available now for educational outhreach concerts.

So, you're an agent? Visit It's a simplified version of, intended for booking agents like you.

The featured media of the month are these clips:

Miles Ahead (Pacific Blast)

Clip from "Astral Dance"
(Pacific Blast - music from the program of Karl's Grad recital)

Nutville (Brad Steinwehe Jazz Orch)

Jazz & Dixieland
Windows Media (2.5 meg)
Quicktime (4.7 meg)

Will update soon . . .

Website Last Updated: 4/30/13