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Independent Lens Episode: "Brothers Hypnotic"

Season 15, Episode 15
Episode Synopsis: This documentary about the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, a Chicago-based group of eight brothers, charts the siblings' rise from playing on the streets of Manhattan to jamming with the likes of Mos Def and Prince. The sons of avant-garde jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran, they've been taught from a young age to eschew pop stardom and, instead, "create sounds to fuse with the body and heal the soul."
Original Air Date: Apr 7, 2014
Guest Cast Prince Mos Def

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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