Marching Band Represents New Orleans in Parades

MAX Band Director Lester Wilson and senior drum major Faith Johnson. Credit: Audie Cornish, NPR. i

MAX Band Director Lester Wilson and senior drum major Faith Johnson at one of the city's most popular parades, Endymion. Audie Cornish, NPR hide caption

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MAX Band Director Lester Wilson and senior drum major Faith Johnson. Credit: Audie Cornish, NPR.

MAX Band Director Lester Wilson and senior drum major Faith Johnson at one of the city's most popular parades, Endymion.

Audie Cornish, NPR

High school marching bands have always played their part in New Orleans Mardi Gras parades. But with most city high schools closed, there are few local students marching this carnival season. One exception is the the MAX School's band.

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