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Concerts

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival.

August 5, 2013 An original new-school New Orleans brass band celebrates three dozen years with bebop and funk.

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Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

December 31, 2012 Hear the group reinvigorate the sound of New Orleans jazz, recorded live in West Virginia.

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February 7, 2008 Hear The Dixie Hummingbirds and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band in a concert recorded by JazzSet.

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Interviews & Profiles

December 28, 2006 Another favorite story from 2006 was our visit with New Orleans' Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

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Kirk Joseph of Dirty Dozen Brass Band on sousaphone.

April 26, 2011 In New Orleans, having a monstrous brass instrument in the band is standard operating procedure.

Second Chief "Lil Bo" of the Wild Magnolias.

March 8, 2011 Hear five artists whose music you might find on the streets of New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

Benny Jones

April 19, 2010 Hear five songs from New Orleans' modern brass-band tradition that are bound to make you move.

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August 28, 2006 The musicians of New Orleans celebrate the city's life before the storm and bemoan its fate in song.

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