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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: New Orleans' Revenge

Profile and Interview by Randall Grass, Musician, April 1984

PROPELLED BY a polyrhythmic shuffle from drums, the hot, festive chorus of horns danced into muggy night air through the open doors of Tipitina's down ...

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Energetic Updating Of Brass-Band Sound

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1984

NEW ORLEANS — This city is a hotbed of jazz tradition, but the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has come up with a new twist on ...

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Mardi Gras In Montreux (Rounder)

Review by J.D. Considine, Musician, October 1986

IF DECADES of drab Dixieland combos have left you thinking that the New Orleans notion of collective improvisation is mere fabrication, prepare to be converted. ...

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