About Us

Bravo Music is the American Division of Brain Music of Japan. Our sales territory includes the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. We distribute concert band and ensemble music, including many exclusive works from well over 250 Japanese composers. We also distribute CD and DVD recordings by Japan's brightest young school musicians as well as world-renowned professional ensembles like the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra. We produce the remarkable band fundamental training DVD series WINDS, and associated instructional materials.

 

Brain Music is a highly successful recording and publishing company. It was founded in 1976 in Hiroshima, and for over 35 years has been at the forefront of wind band production in Japan. Brain specializes in providing choice sheet music for concert bands and ensembles as well as producing CDs and DVDs forthe domestic and international market. They are the top seller of band music in Japan and the leading exporter of Japanese band literature. Brain Music collaborates with the All Japan Band Association (AJBA), which exists to support the development of wind bands nationwide. Each year the AJBA sponsors extensivenational band contests, which Brain has proudly been entrusted to record and publish for since 1984.

Bravo was founded in 1999 in response to the increasing global demand for Japanese band music. Our director, Mark Humphreys, is also conductor of the Florida-based "Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches", so you can be certain we have the bandmaster's interests at heart. Since it's creation Bravo has steadily diversified and increased our product range. We are honored to have eminent clientele such as the Dallas Wind Symphony, the Lone Star Wind Orchestra, the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Army Field Bands, amongst many others. Through Bravo, previously unknown music is now being performed around the world. This union of Japanese music and international bands has earned awards in competitions internationally. Bravo Music and this website serve the territories of the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia and the Middle East. Countries of the Orient including India, China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and Oceania, are the domain of Brain Music.

It is a great pleasure to work with Bravo Music. Their music selection is one of the most different and interesting, always adding new quality works to the wind world. The service is also superb.

-Antonio Henrique Seixas
Artistic Director
Rio de Janeiro Philharmonic Band

Years of nurturing attention from the world's leading bandmasters and composers have yielded remarkable results in Japan, fostering a deep reverence for solid fundamental training and performing excellence. From this special sound world of unique original works and electrifying transcriptions, Bravo Music offers you the best of Japanese concert band literature, sheet music and pedagogical methods, adhering to the highest standards of artistry and technology. The concert band's extreme popularity in Japan has inspired compositional diversity that is rewarding for audience and musician alike. From large works for wind orchestras to charming marches for school bands, our collection of original works consistently earns the praise "something different that is a pleasure to perform".

Through the gateway of Bravo Music, an exciting new world of original sheet music, delightful anime scores and many other resources are now within reach of the concert band looking for a new perspective.


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