The dynamic pocket brass band Billy Martins Wicked Knee celebrate their first full length recording. They’ve played together in many settings over the decades: John Lurie’s Lounge Lizards, Sex Mob, Medeski Martin & Wood, Spanish Fly, The Jazz Passengers, Get Shorty (The feature film) and many other gigs. ’Heels over Head’ is now available on iTunes.
The new Hot 8 Brass Band double A-side digital single “Ghost Town” and “Let Me Do My Thing” is out now, announcing the emphatic return of New Orleans’ premier purveyors of roof-raising, jazz-infused, hip hop-fired marching band music, straight from the heart and fresh from the second line parades. Featuring a cover version of The Specials’ classic, alongside an original song, this single is the first taste of Hot 8 Brass Band’s eagerly awaited second album, ‘The Life And Times Of…” which follows on 12th November. Pre-order via iTunes or direct.
Trombone Shorty will release his new album “For True” on September 13. Featured guests on the album are Warren Haynes, Ivan Neville, Cyril Neville, Rebirth Brass Band, 5th Ward Weebie, and more. The 2nd single “Do To Me” featuring Jeff Beck is now available on iTunes.
The first of a new series of digital only compilations from Wah Wah 45s, each complied by a member of the Wah Wah family. Volume One features tracks by artists such as The Greg Foat Group, Hackney Colliery Band, Szjerdene, Yult, Colman Brothers and others. Get your copy via bandcamp.