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The Hoppin' John Orchestra: The Hoppin' John Orchestra

Read "The Hoppin' John Orchestra" reviewed by Wade Luquet


Bands outside of New Orleans who claim to play New Orleans style are generally like cooks outside the city that claim to cook its cuisine--it's a noble attempt and tastes good, but they often do not quite get it. There always seems to be one ingredient missing. The Philadelphia-based Hoppin' John Orchestra gets it. This sixteen year-old New Orleans-style brass band has the feel and the sound down, and its self-titled CD exemplifies this with powerful horn solos and a ...


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