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Friday, October 4, 2013

Roots of Honk!

The Duplex Mystery Jazz Hour on October 3 and upcoming on the 10th showcase music that inspires many of the brass bands playing October 11-13 in Honk, probably the largest gathering of street brass bands in the world.

This program focuses on early brass band music-mostly from New Orleans. The next show will feature the new brass music from New Orleans and some Balkan music, another strong influence for Honk! bands.

Here's the show.


The Laneville-Johnson Union Brass Band"Preaching tonight" from "Music From the South" (1955), on Folkways 

James Reese Europe "That's Got Em" from "That's Got Em" (1919), on Pathe 

Louis Armstrong "When the Saints Go Marching In" from "Jazz at Newport" (Jazz, 1919), on Wolf 

Louisiana Rep Orch. "Panama" from "Marching, Ragging" (Jazz, 1989) on Stomp Off 

Eureka Brass Band "Panama" from "Jazz At Preservation Hall" (Jazz, 1966) on Atlantic 

New Tuxedo BRass Band "Hymn Medley" from "Jazz Begins" (Jazz, 1959) on Atlantic 

Bunk Johnson "Oh Didn't He Ramble" from "Bunk's Brass Band" (Jazz, 1945) on American Music 

Eureka Brass Band "Just a Little While" from "Jazz At Preservation Hall" (Jazz, 1966) on Atlantic 

George Lewis "Fidgety Feet" from "At New Orleans" (Jazz, 1946) on Riverside 

Olympia Brass Band "Down By The Riverside" from "Here Come. Da.." (Jazz, 1974) on Preservation Hall 

George Lewis "Salutation March" from "At New Orleans" (Jazz, 1946) on Riverside 

Chosen Few Brass Band "Mardi Gras" from "Mardi Gras" (Single, 1985) on SYLA 

Olympia Brass Band "Eh la Bas" from "Jazzly Yours" (Jazz) on Maison Soul 

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