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Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Phone (630) 840-2787
Price $30/$15 for ages 18 and under
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories R&B and Soul Jazz
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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Saturday, Jan 25 8:00p

In 1977, The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club in New Orleans began showcasing a traditional Crescent City brass band. It was a joining of two proud, but antiquated, traditions at the time: social and pleasure clubs dated back over a century to a time when black southerners could rarely afford life insurance, and the clubs would provide proper funeral arrangements. Brass bands, early predecessors of jazz as we know it, would often follow the funeral procession playing somber dirges, then once… Show more

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In their prime, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band successfully mixed together R&B with the instrumentation of a New Orleans brass band. Featuring Kirk Joseph on sousaphone playing with the agility of an electric bassist, the group revitalized the brass band tradition, opening up the repertoire and inspiring some younger groups to imitate its boldness....
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Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium
Kirk Rd and Pine St
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 840-3000
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