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Hot Tamale Brass Band

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Genres  Brass Band / Dixieland
Labels  CL10
Genre  New Orleans jazz
Members  Mickey Bones
Years active  1992 - present
Website  HotTamaleBrassBand.com
Record label  CL10
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Origin  Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Albums  Live At The Screaming Torso
Similar  Steve Riley and the Mamou P, C J Chenier, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Original Dixieland Jazz Band

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Hot Tamale Brass Band is a brass band that plays traditional New Orleans jazz, dixieland, jazz funeral and funky second line music. The band is based in the Boston area. The band has nine full-time members, sometimes performing as small as a quintet, other times performing with as many as 42 members for a Disney [1] special event.

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History

The Hot Tamale Brass Band was formed in 1992 after their leader, Mickey Bones, moved from New Orleans Louisiana to Boston Massachusetts. The band took up Sunday residency for the next three years at the Plough and Stars in Cambridge, MA to build a local fan base and develop new material.

Performances

The Hot Tamale Brass Band have performed in many venues such as: the Krewe of Bacchus Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Cambridge River Festival, the Somerville Theater, First Night Boston, the Berklee Performance Center. and they participated in a well received "party crash" of the radical HONK! festival parade in 2008. They are probably best known for performing over 800 concerts for the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park for every home game since the year 2000. The band is occasionally asked to dress up in black suit and tie to perform at a New Orleans style jazz funeral. The band needs no amplification so, the mobility of the group has allowed them to perform while being propelled by scullers up the Charles river or on the back of a fire truck in downtown Boston playing dixieland music.

The band has made appearances on Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, the 2005 remake of Fever Pitch by the Farrelly Brothers [2] and have been recently filmed for Ken Burns' Baseball-10th Inning documentary.

Discography

Live at the Shrunken Head (1999)
Live at the Screaming Torso(2009)
Live at the Ballpark (2010)

Songs

New Cambridge MarchLive At The Screaming Torso · 2010
Do Watcha WannaLive At The Screaming Torso · 2010
Who Took the Happiness OutLive At The Screaming Torso · 2010

References

Hot Tamale Brass Band Wikipedia


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