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  The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club decided to assemble this group as a house band, and over the course of these early gigs, the seven-member ensemble adopted the venue's name: the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
A quarter of a century later, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine, whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances.
Dirty Dozen has also performed a classical suite composed by trumpeter Gregory Davis, as well as accompanying modern dance troupes.
www.rosebudus.com /dozen/MedicatedMagic.html   (711 words)

  
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The Dirty Dozen Social and Pleasure Club decided to assemble this group as a house band, and over the course of these early gigs, the eight-member ensemble adopted the venue’s name: the Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
A QUARTER OF A CENTURY LATER, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a world famous music machine, whose name is synonymous with genrebending romps and high-octane performances.
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is so ubiquitous that the city of New Orleans even has an official Dirty Dozen Brass Band Day.
www.dirtydozenbrass.com /bio.html   (794 words)

  
 NIPP: Artists: Dirty Dozen Brass Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Dirty Dozen have been featured guests on albums by artists including David Bowie, Elvis Costello, Dr. John and the Black Crowes.
The band’s trademark style is a kinetic hybrid of traditional Brass Band marches, Funk, R&B, Bop, Gospel and Rock that never fails to please their audience of frenzied dancers.
Dedicated to their dearly departed friend and original tuba player, Anthony “Tuba Fats” Lacen, Funeral For A Friend finds the Dozen mining the treasures of traditional blues and gospel spirituals for a ten-song reflection on loss, love and the celebration of life.
www.nipp.com /artists/detail/dirty-dozen-brass-band   (771 words)

  
 Dirty Dozen Brass Band Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Such was the case on January 18th, 2004, as the city bid a joyous fair well to Anthony "Tuba Fats" Lacen and his old brothers in the Dirty Dozen led the way in a celebration that lasted over four hours.
As a founding member of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Tuba Fats was an integral player in a movement aimed at keeping not only the sacred institution of the "Jazz Funeral" alive, but maintaining a connection to the musical roots of the Crescent City.
FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND: In stark contrast to 2002's Medicated Magic, the Dirty Dozen shed the guests for the most part on Funeral For A Friend, and create a tapestry of sound that can only be woven with 27 years of shared collective experience.
www.tokyo-blues.com /DDBB.html   (1484 words)

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