HOTLY-TIPPED jazz band The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band are
heading for Spain.

The six-piece band has sold out concerts across America, most recently at the New Orleans 2014 Jazz Festival and the Blue Note in New York City.

They will play shows in Madrid and Barcelona and a slot at the Vitoria-Gasteiz Jazz Festival as part of their European tour.

The Swamp Donkeys go back to the roots of the jazz, putting a modern spin on traditional New Orleans jazz music, known as ‘jass’.

Think sousaphones instead of upright basses, and a banjo that chinks along while the brass section improvises freestyle.

Imogen Calderwood

About Imogen Calderwood

DO YOU HAVE NEWS FOR US at Spain’s most popular English newspaper - the Olive Press? Contact us now via email: newsdesk@theolivepress.es or call 951 273 575. To contact the newsdesk out of regular office hours please call +34 665 798 618.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.