27 Jun, 2014 @ 13:26
1 min read

America’s sell-out jazz band heads for Spain

The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys e

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

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

Leave a Reply

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

ebola disease
Previous Story

Ebola virus may have made its way into Spain

google translate e
Next Story

Online translators could run a risk for property buyers

Go toTop

More From The Olive Press