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Hot 8 Brass Band

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New Orleans' Hot 8 Brass Band return with their party rocking sound and indomitable energy. As premier purveyors of roof-raising, jazz infused funk and hip-hop fuelled marching band music, this good-time juggernaut deliver a rambunctious yet elegant and super-tight mix of sounds, fusing their old school street brass approach with some harder, funkier currents in the process. A bevvy of trombones, saxophones, trumpets, snare and bass drums, all buoyed up by immense tuba bass lines, play roof-raising originals and fresh versions of Snoop Dogg, Stevie Wonder, The Specials or Basement Jaxx. “Incendiary” (The Observer). 

Jazz- and funk-inspired house from the Ministry of Sound World tour resident courtesy of Scottish electronica Queen Rebecca Vasmant, before the concert starts.

Take a look at the mini-documentary about the Hot 8 Brass Band's 20 years long career here below: 

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