The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, formed in 1977 in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a groundbreaking ensemble that has played a pivotal role in the evolution of the contemporary brass band sound. Integrating elements of funk, jazz, bebop, and soul into the traditional brass band repertoire, the group has revitalized the genre and inspired a new generation of musicians. Throughout their four-decade-long career, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has collaborated with an array of renowned artists, such as Elvis Costello, David Bowie, and Widespread Panic, demonstrating their versatility and widespread appeal. With their high-energy performances and ability to seamlessly blend various musical styles, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band has garnered international acclaim, solidifying their status as an influential and enduring presence in the world of music.
New Orleans funk legends The Dirty Dozen Brass Band perform at the Groovin’ Stage on May 26.
Friday, May 26, 2023
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