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Brass Bands. The heart of a second line. Maybe the heart of most events in New Orleans. Although they may look a little loose and chaotic, these guys work a lot and can play in minutes. 56 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Febulous week 4

Febulous complete. 100% of workouts done, with a little bit of Jantastic Joker help anyway.

The end of this week couldn’t come fast enough. A combination of different weekly factors left me with 3 runs, a swim and a 40km cycle left to do from Friday morning onwards. 617 more words

26th February 2015-Naming blog posts are overrated!

Band was good last night. We were worked very hard and i managed to get a dead lip as well which shows it!!!I’ve also managed to get a fair bit of work done on theory which is good seeming as the exam is happening in 6 days. 46 more words


21st February 2015-Nearly spring!

Last night was a very good rehearsal. My band really where worked hard on the test piece and considering i’ve only been on the solo horn part for a week, i’m really starting to get my teeth into it which is really starting to improve my playing. 62 more words


Magic of The Second Line

In the spirit of the this week’s announcement that I have opened shop in New Orleans, this “Must See” is an absolute necessity if you even have an ounce of interest in New Orleans weddings, the south, jazz, or even just good culture and good times — Second Lining! 312 more words

New Orleans:

Bold As Brass

Seems like the New York Subway is the perfect place to catch the new wave of Brass Bands. Following on from the likes of… 232 more words


and so it begins...

Tonight marks the beginning of the serious run-up to the NWABBA Area Qualifying Contest in Blackpool on 1st March. It will be all hands on deck for the next two weeks, with next week being total chaos. 31 more words