Good luck not dancing
December 14, 2008 7:02 AM   Subscribe

At Sammy's at 2016 Main, on September 8, a historic jam session occurred, an impromptu reunion of many of the city of New Orleans's finest musicians. Each player who walked in the door was much more than a mere musician that night -- they were an affirmation of life. Not only did their attendance indicate that they had survived the storm, but their collective presence also indicated that their music would survive, too.
The New Birth Brass Band (and friends) tears it the hell up in downtown Houston post-Katrina. The whole show is great, but if you're short on time, parts one and three are especially smoking.
posted by 2or3whiskeysodas (3 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite
Hmmm. Hip hop New Orleans jazz. Listen to the tuba player. Thirty years ago, he would have been playing "Oom pah" if not "Oom pah-pah." Now, it's just "Oom."
posted by Faze at 9:46 AM on December 14, 2008

That's awesome. I loves me some brass bands.
posted by Mr. Gunn at 9:12 PM on December 14, 2008

posted by chococat at 10:35 PM on December 14, 2008

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