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Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Phone (704) 358-9200
Price $16.00 (Advance) / $18.00 (Day of Show)
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Jazz R&B and Soul
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Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Wednesday, Apr 16 9:00p
Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC

To describe how the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has arrived at its 35th Anniversary, trumpet player Gregory Davis employs a tried-and true New Orleans-centric analogy: "It ends up being like a pot of gumbo - you drop in a little okra, drop in a little shrimp, you drop in some crabs. Before you know it, you've mixed in all these different ingredients and you've got a beautiful soup. That was our approach to music early on and it still is today."
Baritone sax player Roger Lewis - who, like Davis, has been
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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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Visulite Theatre
1615 Elizabeth Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 358-9200
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