Kickin' Some Brass

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All Music Guide - Joel Roberts
Over the past twenty years, a number of innovative new groups have been pushing the limits of traditional New Orleans brass-band music by incorporating elements of funk, bebop, and even rap. The result is some of the most raucous, spirited and funky music being made today. This compilation album from Shanachie includes contributions from New Orleans stalwarts like the Dirty Dozen, Rebirth and Olympia Brass Band. Also featured are such diverse non-New Orleans groups as Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy led by the Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter and the Les Miserables Brass Band led by Frank London of the Klezmatics, who offer a not-to-be-missed cover of Jimi Hendrix's "Manic ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Joel Roberts
Over the past twenty years, a number of innovative new groups have been pushing the limits of traditional New Orleans brass-band music by incorporating elements of funk, bebop, and even rap. The result is some of the most raucous, spirited and funky music being made today. This compilation album from Shanachie includes contributions from New Orleans stalwarts like the Dirty Dozen, Rebirth and Olympia Brass Band. Also featured are such diverse non-New Orleans groups as Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy led by the Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter and the Les Miserables Brass Band led by Frank London of the Klezmatics, who offer a not-to-be-missed cover of Jimi Hendrix's "Manic Depression."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/17/1998
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351602824
  • Catalog Number: 6028

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Rollin' (6:14)
  2. 2 Siesta for the Fiesta (4:06)
  3. 3 My Feet Can't Fail Me Now (4:10)
  4. 4 Keep on Gwine (5:10)
  5. 5 Ms. Lollipop (5:12)
  6. 6 Wolfing Blues - The Highsteppers Brass Band (5:56)
  7. 7 Manic Depression (5:06)
  8. 8 Down in Honky Tonk Town (3:32)
  9. 9 Just a Closer Walk with Thee (8:02)
  10. 10 Bourbon Street Parade - Olympia Brass Band (3:31)
  11. 11 Indians Jumping on Fire (5:45)
  12. 12 Lord, Lord, Lord (5:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lester Bowie Trumpet
Harold Dejan Alto Saxophone
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Track Performer
Bob Stewart Tuba
Milton Batiste Trumpet
Luis Bonilla Trombone
Les Misérables Brass Band Track Performer
Olympia Brass Band Track Performer
Rebirth Brass Band Track Performer
Wendell Eugene Trombone
Kermit Ruffins Trumpet
E.J. Allen Trumpet
James Andrews Trumpet
John Arrucci Percussion, Drums
Lionel Batiste Bass Drums, Vocals
Leroy Breaux Snare Drums
Vincent Chancey French Horn
Tyrus Chapman Trombone, Trumpet, Vocals
Kevin Clark Trumpet
Matt Darriau Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Gregory Davis Trumpet, Snare Drums
James Durant Saxophone
Keith "Bass Drum Shorty" Frazier Cymbals, Bass Drums
Philip Frazier Leader
Robert Harris Trombone
Corey Henry Trombone
Snakebite Jacobs Baritone Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Christopher James Bass Drums
George "Happy" Johnson Trumpet
Ronell Johnson Percussion, Trombone
Vinnie Johnson Drums
Raymond Jones Piano, Trumpet
Charles Joseph Trombone
Kirk Joseph Tuba
Craig Klein Trombone
Frank Lacy Trombone
Roger Lewis Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Frank London Trumpet
Ajay Mallery Cymbals, Snare Drums
Takaaki Masuko Percussion, Drums
Famoudou Don Moye Percussion
Vinnie Nobile Trombone
Marcus Rojas Tuba
W. Marshall Sealy French Horn
Derrick Shezbie Trumpet
Jeanne Snodgrass Trumpet
Stanley Stephens Snare Drums
Reginald Steward Trombone
Efrem Towns Trumpet
Eric Traub Tenor Saxophone
Stephen Walker Trombone
Ernest Watson Tenor Saxophone
Glen Andrews Trumpet
Gerald Brazel Trumpet
Garry McGee Percussion
Roderick Paulin Tenor Saxophone
Kennety Terry Trumpet
Tony Barrero Trumpet
Treme Brass Band Track Performer
David Harris Trombone
New Orleans Nightcrawlers Track Performer
Original Pin Stripe Brass Band Track Performer
Lester Bowie's Brass Fantasy Track Performer
Coolbone Brass Band Track Performer
New Birth Brass Band Track Performer
Frank Naundorf Trombone
Edgar Smith Tuba
Dwayne Burns Trumpet
Fredric Kemp Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
Elliot Callier Tenor Saxophone
Nowell Glass Bass Drums
Kevin Harris Tenor Saxophone
Frank Oxley Bass Drums
Matt Perrine Sousaphone
Mahogany Brass Band Track Performer
Peter Kaplan Snare Drums
Derrick Tabb Snare Drums
Herbert Stevens Trombone
Reg Stewart Trombone
Winston Turner Trombone
Damion Wheeler Bass Drums
Tannon Williams Trumpet
Barney Floyd Trumpet
Oscar Washington Bass Drums
Jason Mingledorff Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone
Albert Davis Saxophone
Andrew A. Sceau Snare Drums
Abraham I. Cosse III Tuba
Steven Johnson Percussion, Trombone
Mark Smith Tuba
Dwight Miller Alto Saxophone
Darryl Johnson Alto Saxophone
Chad Gales Alto Saxophone
Brice Miller Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Leader
Technical Credits
Lester Bowie Producer
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Producer
Les Misérables Brass Band Producer
Kevin Clark Arranger
Philip Frazier Contributor
Steve Himelfarb Engineer
Keith Keller Producer
Tom McDermott Arranger, Co-Founder
Steve Reynolds Digital Editing
Chris Strachwitz Producer
Steve Vining Producer, Engineer
Robert Vosgien Mastering
Jerry Brock Producer
David Harris Producer
Original Pin Stripe Brass Band Producer
Dan Kincaid Mastering
Parker Dinkins Mastering
Matt Perrine Arranger, Producer
Joshua O. Riggs Engineer
Chris Smith Composer
Traditional Composer
Paul Deo Cover Art
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