The Freedom Brass Band™ of Northeast Ohio has performed regularly since 2003. We are a non-profit organization of musicians who enjoy performing the best in music from classical, opera, show tunes, marches, television, film scores, popular tunes, and big band music. We play a few concerts through the year and attract a wide variety of concert-goers.

Tucker Jolly is the director of the Freedom Brass Band. He is professor emeritus of tuba and euphonium at The University of Akron, and holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of North Texas and a Master of Arts in Music Performance from the University of Connecticut.

Mr. Jolly has been principal tubist for the Fort Worth Symphony, United States Coast Guard Band, the New Haven Symphony, the Ohio Chamber Orchestra, and played tuba in many other music groups. He is most well known locally his work in coordinating and conducting the Akron Tuba Christmas holiday concert every year.