New York Brass Band 2

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New York Brass Band 2

This New York Brass Band, assembled in 2002, is New York City’s premier New Orleans-style second line band. Consisting initially of 6 members, the band expanded to 8 members in 2004 and has played for thousands of people in the New York/Tri-state region.

They have been featured in New York City’s Annual Halloween Parade since 2004. In 2004 they also played for the inaugural induction ceremonies for the Coney Island Hall of Fame. In 2006, they were the house band for the New York Burlesque Festival. They were the featured musicians at the 2006 James Beard Foundation Awards, hosted by Cokie Roberts. From 2005 to 2006 they had a weekly residency at Jacques-Imo’s Café, the pre-eminent New Orleans restaurant outside of New Orleans.

This New York Brass Band is dedicated to promoting the traditions of New Orleans’ music worldwide. They released their first album, in January of 2008. They appeared on MTV’s “Making the Band” in March of 2009.

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Country United States
City New York City
State/Province New York
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3 responses to “New York Brass Band 2”

  1. Press says:

    “Many influences shine through in the play: marches, the Caribbean, early jazz, gospel, James Brown… You name it, it’s in there. And it’s music that gets in you.” – DPAC News

  2. Client says:

    “get amped up for every bwaat, oomp-oomp, squeal, wah-wah and stomp-the-yard drum line they’ll bring…” – Debartolo Center

  3. JVanLoo says:

    Wonderful music……everyone was on their feet. Makes you feel like you’re in New Orleans.

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