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Friday, August 26, 2011

Big Red’s brass band panel at Saturday’s Rising Tide conference

Posted By on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 11:42 AM


Your roving street reporter Big Red Cotton is coming to you live and direct Saturday at the Rising Tide Conference bringing you a brass band panel discussion featuring the colossally talented masters of harmonic convergence ‘To Be Continued Brass Band’. Also featured is Lawrence Rawlins who comprises one half of the Rawlins brothers (Wilbert is the other), band directors who have churned out some of the most prolific brass band musicians on the scene. Lawrence is music director for The Roots of Music after school program. And lastly, Gambit’s own Alejandro de los Rios, producer of the Brass Roots documentary which covers the world of brass bands in New Orleans (we’re so proud of him).

The panel will wrap up with a fiyah performance by TBC who will close out the conference.

Also appearing at the conference as the keynote speaker is some guy named David Simon that everyone is making a big deal over...

Now if you can’t make it in person, you can check us on live web stream. Although being stuck inside on a Saturday in New Orleans is not hitting on nothing. Come out and see your people!


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