After jamming with James Taylor, Phish, the InoraBrass Quintet comes to Newport

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NEWPORT — The Now Playing Newport music series continues with a talented group of musicians from the Burlington area coming to town on October 23.

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InoraBrass Quintet will play on Sunday, October 23, at 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church, located at 44 Second Street, Newport.

InoraBrass first played together in 2012 as part of a music composition mentoring program. They had such good chemistry and so much fun they decided to incorporate and start playing concerts.

Amongst the five players, they have more than a century of experience playing music in venues all over the world.

Two of the members are native Vermonters, and two are Grammy winners.

Members of InoraBrass have played with the Nashville Symphony, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Phish, the Vermont Symphony, Itzhak Perlman, Taylor Swift, Robert Shaw, James Taylor, Gustavo Dudamel, for 5 U.S. presidents and many other dignitaries in the U.S. and abroad.


Chris Rivers – trumpet
Jason Whitcomb – trumpet
Joy Worland – horn
Lori Salimando-Porter – trombone
Bill Keck – tuba