This chart features the sound of a New Orleans funeral band historically known as the "Second Line" behind the family and casket. It's a time for celebration coming after the initial mourning
Jelly Roll Morton's King Porter Stomp was composed in 1924 and was originally recorded as a piano solo; however, it has become a jazz standard through the years. This arrangement by Fletcher
Take this familiar folk song with its natural melodic swing, add a New Orleans style swing feel at a tempo of 158 bpm, create nice interplay between the rhythm section and horns, make it
A New Orleans street parade comes to life with this chart! A 2nd line snare drum beat drives the Dixie-based ensemble, complete with tailgate trombone. There are written solos for trombone, alto sax,
Welcome to Bourbon Street! Part of the First Place for Jazz Series, this New Orleans party groove is sure to get everyone moving. At about 200 bpm, the groove is clearly established in the rhythm section
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band continues to stay active with exciting new recordings and performances in the style of traditional New Orleans jazz. This up-tempo tune from their latest album features a hot
The swingin' unison vocal featuring all wind players is the definite highlight in this easy level vintage arrangement from 1955! Both before and after that rousing chorus, sax and brass solis and
Everyone knows and loves this early jazz standard! Mike opens with a slow funeral-like march carried by your lead players, before letting the full ensemble break out into some New Orleans second line style
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