Wou Hou!  A New Offbeat Review

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Wou Hou! A New Offbeat Review

Wou Hou !
A new review from Offbeat!
Big thank you Tom Mcdermott and Offbeat Magazine for the review.
Real big thanks to all of the amazing musicians who help make the band a thing we love.
Very Big thanks to the people of the great city of New Orleans.
See ya at the French Quarter Fest on the French Market Stage on Saturday, April 7th 12:45-2 pm.

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The Historic Carver Theater

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The Historic Carver Theater

We are Happy to announce we are playing at

The Historic Carver Theater
Wednesday March 8th at 7pm

FREE swing dance lessons begin at 7pm, taught by the NOLA Jitterbug's Chance Bushman!

Featuring La Cocinita food truck, Urban South Craft Beer, specials, and more!

Get your tickets for the show at The Historic Carver Theater on sale now!

 

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Ain't We Fortunate new album available now!

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Ain't We Fortunate new album available now!

Ain't We Fortunate!
The new recording by the Smoking Time Jazz Club that brings the musical ideas of their 1920's heroes into the twenty first century with a
bang!
 Where there's smoke there's fire and Joe Goldberg is hot on the trail of his mentors with a romping rendition of Johnny Dodds' clarinet showpiece Shreveport Stomp and a salute to Sidney Bechet on Petit Fleur. Jack Pritchett and the echoes of Bix Biderbeck can be heard on the classic Copenhagen and he plays a searing trumpet introduction on Louis Armstrong's Gully Low Blues while Jack and Joe share a vocal track that gives you the "low down on the low down" 'ala Armstrong. Seeking inspiration from the great "Tricky Sam" Russel Ramirez is on fire. He plays breaks like he has all the time in the world. Red hot from the tailgating trombone on Jubilee Stomp to the singing trombone on Blues Of The Vagabond. John Joyce is livin' the dream with a hard driving beat on the upright bass and a visceral "man on fire" scream on Taint A Fit Night Out For Man Nor Beast. Hot jazz finds it's home when Joseph Faison plays the banjo. From the first song Downtown Doins he lights a fire under the band and warbles a gut bucket blues on King Oliver's Snag It. On the drums Simon Lott aka "Context Killer" kicks out the jams on Tiny Parham's Washboard Wiggles and can't go wrong when he bangs a gong on Jelly Roll Morton's Jungle Blues. You won't hear Sarah Peterson singing on this recording because she was out of town for a season but we are happy to report Sarah and the band are now in New Orleans gigging and rehearsing songs for the next recording project...

Ain't We Fortunate!

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Allways Lounge

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Allways Lounge

Good news, Sarah is finally online!
...she knows about the show and she will be at the
Allways Lounge this

Sunday December 4th at 9 pm.
Great to have you back Sarah.

 

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Ace Hotel

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Ace Hotel

Dance Sunday afternoon away at the Ace Hotel with a free professional blues/swing dance lesson and then two sets of music by some of the Smoking Time Jazz Club.

This Sunday at The Ace Hotel
Swing Dance lesson at 12 noon.
Smoking Time Jazz Club will be playing immediately following the swing dance lessons at the from 1-3 pm

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