Rebirth Brass Band tour venues
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The New Orleans-based Rebirth Brass Band can be described in one word: huge. That word alludes not only to their unwieldy membership, which features no less than eight musicians playing six different instruments, but to their sound, a throwback to the era when brass bands ruled the South. Which isn’t to say that the Rebirth Brass Band limit themselves to playing shows in and around their hometown of New Orleans. On the contrary, Rebirth regularly take their show on the road and have developed a dedicated fan base in regions ranging from the Northeast to the Pacific Northwest. Whether you catch them at a festival or in a more intimate venue, the band’s blend of classical jazz and neo soul will likely have you dancing before long.
Rebirth Brass Band’s background
The Rebirth Brass Band was formed in 1983 by brothers Phil and Keith Frazier and Kermit Ruffins. Despite the hardships involved in keeping a band of their size together for more than a day at a time, they would go on to release their debut record the following year and haven’t slowed down since. The band is known for blending different styles and have managed to create a remarkably varied sound, catapulting them to the forefront of New Orleans’ boisterous music scene.
As would be expected for a band of this size, the Rebirth Brass Band has undergone a few lineup changes over the years. Still, that hasn’t stopped them from pushing their sound forward and developing a live show that appeals to jazz fans young and old. Even some of the departing members have gone on to have successful careers, as trumpeter Shamarr Allen eventually found a receptive audience for his solo efforts and work with Willie Nelson’s band.
Rebirth Brass Band's greatest hits
The Rebirth Brass Band released their first album, Here to Stay, in 1984, and continued to release a steady stream of material throughout the ’80s, ’90s and 2000s. Perhaps their most remarkable achievement came in 2012, when they won a Grammy Award for Best Regional Roots Music Album for their album Rebirth of New Orleans.
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