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Rebirth Brass Band

AMANDA SCHURR
9 pm., Thursday March 27 | $17-$55.
Doug Fir Lounge
830 E Burnside St.
 
[RIGHTEOUS NOLA FUNK] In the 30 years since “Tuba Phil” Frazier and his drummer brother Keith cofounded Rebirth Brass Band with their high-school marching-band brethren, the assorted players have become ambassadors of New Orleans culture. The collective’s mix of trad textures—second-line syncopations, call-and-response, gospel, jazz—and contemporary flourishes of funk, R&B and hip-hop have taken the group from the streets of the French Quarter to sold-out European tours to a 2012 Grammy for Best Regional Roots Music Album, a first for a brass band. The group is also responsible for modern-day Crescent City classics “Do Whatcha Wanna” and “Feel Like Funkin’ it Up,” soul-packed grooves whose powerhouse horns are matched by vibrant rhythms. The nine-member ensemble still raises the roof every Tuesday at NOLA’s iconic Maple Leaf Bar. Here’s a chance to catch the band on the West Coast.

Where: Doug Fir Lounge
Phone: 231-9663
Address: 830 E Burnside St.
Website: www.dougfirlounge.com

 
 

Doug Fir Lounge

830 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR
 
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