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Hungry March Band

Roaring out of Brooklyn NYC, the Hungry March Band is the greatest brass march band of all time. The HMB is based in New York City. We are a community group with a membership as diverse as our music. Put on your dancing shoes and break out the fancy threads because we’ve got the party going on - a blazing parade of flesh, blood, steel, brass, and wood. We are the music of the people! Our musical repertoire consists of original compositions written by band members as well as scores selected from our multi-cultural world community. These songs range from New Orleans street bands, European brass traditions, Gypsy/Roma classics, wedding brass bands from India, the jazz world and the global community of NYC

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Element Brass Band

Sacramento’s Element Brass Band will make you MOVE! E.B.B. are one of the premier bands on the West Coast for New Orleans Second Line. The band recently released their second album, “Cali Got A Brass Band” in the start of 2018. Element have toured New Orleans, New York City and Atlanta, and have performed at many venues including the High Sierra Music Festival, Guitarfish, the Fillmore, the New Parish, The Boom Boom Room, and Ace Of Spades. They have opened for GZA of the Wu-Tang Clan, Blackalicious, Andy Frasco, The California Honeydrops, Turkuaz, Big Sam's Funky Nation, A Tribe Called Red, Angelo Moore of Fishbone, Jellybread, Katdelic, Wil Blades, Victor Little, DJ Logic, New Kingston and many others

Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

Dressed a la Mardi Gras in feathered masks and multi-colored, sequined costumes, playing music that riotously combines the rhythms of New Orleans brass bands with improvisation and heaping undercurrents of funk, the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble inhabits that rare musical planet on which Sun Ra, James Brown, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, and a myriad of New Orleans marching bands jointly reside. Based physically in Boston since forming in 1990, the horn and percussion-based group is led by saxophonist/composer Ken Field, who describes it as "a funk and street beat brass band, playing New Orleans and other modern improvised celebratory styles." The Snake's music is rooted in the New Orleans tradition of jazz funerals - a tradition unique to the birthplace of jazz - which began with a 'first line' procession to the burial ground, a brass band playing hymns in a funeral dirge


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