The Dirty Dozen Brass Band AKA The Dirty Dozen, is a second line jazz band that has added funk, rock, R&B, bebop and hip hop rhythms to the New Orleans marching band style. By taking the music into clubs and stages around the world, the Dozens have introduced an old style of music to a new audience. Their innovations have changed the way the music is played and inspired a new generation of musicians thereby keeping the Brass Band music tradition alive.
Gregory Davis, Kirk Joseph and Kevin Harris met at the Fairview Baptist Church where they played in a pick up group that evolved into the Fairview Baptist Church Marching Band. That band turned pro and became a popular local group, but the brass band tradition... Read More
New Orleans, New Orleans Jazz, Soul, R&B, Traditional New Orleans