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Jambalaya Brass Band to perform At Caesars in Atlantic City

Date: Feb 10, 2016

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New York, NY, February 10, 2016ó Jambalaya Brass Band will feature music from both of their CDs, Itís a Jungle Out There and On the Funky Side at Caesars in Atlantic City for the hotelís Mardi Gras party on Friday, February 19th (from 5:00 to-10pm) and Saturday, February 20th, 2016 (from 4:00 to 8:00pm).

Both of Jambalaya Brass Bandís CDs, Itís a Jungle Out There and On The Funky Side, resulted in heavy broadcast radio rotation nationwide, as well as countless national and worldwide Internet radio stations, and charted in the top five of the CMJ Charts, JazzWeek and The Roots Music Report Charts. This tight and tasty ensemble is the ultimate New Orleans party band which both Itís a Jungle Out There and On the Funky Side reaffirm yet again with style and gusto, and Jambalaya Brass Band live is a flat-out riotous celebration.

At Caesars in Atlantic City, along with tunes from On the Funky Side and Itís a Jungle Out There, Jambalaya Brass Band will be performing other original New Orleans party and 2nd line favorites. The bandís foundation will be provided by Ralph Hamperian on sousaphone, Dave Butler on snare drum, and Chauncey Yearwood on bass drum & cymbalóand this rhythm section cooks on high octane, so be sure to wear your dancing shoes! Filling out this tasty gumbo and adding the spice on top will be the trombone of Stafford Hunter, the trumpets of Satoru Ohashi and Shawn Edmonds, and the tenor sax of leader and founder Ric Frank, an alumnus of the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

" Jambalaya could stand side-by-side with . . . any New Orleans brass band in terms of sheer exuberance and energy . . . a party from start to finish."óHenry Smith for All About Jazz

The Jambalaya Brass Band is a group of seasoned musical pros from a variety of impressive previous musical settings as diverse as the Duke Ellington Orchestra to the Lounge Lizards, yet they have a knack for integrating these disparate musical experiences into one dynamic setting. These seasoned New York purveyors of authentic American Ďrootsí music play a delightful spicy musical gumbo of New Orleans fare influenced by the likes of Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Rebirth and Dirty Dozen brass bands, straight through to the heights of their own modern sounds that incorporate elements of R&B, Gospel, Funk, Latin and Be-bop. They embody the history of the best American music of the last hundred years while at the same time suggesting a prescient trajectory of Americaís musical future. The Bandís arrangements are original and innovative while the playing is simultaneously precise and spontaneous, yet all is conceived with imagination and wit. After-all, this is New Orleans party music and Jambalaya Brass Band is always a joyous musical celebration as they have proven on many occasions. Playing both On the Funky Side and Itís A Jungle Out There at a party is a sure bet, and seeing these talented players live really brings the party directly home to you.

Show Time: Friday, February 19th from 5:00 to 10:00pm and Saturday, February 20th, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00pm
Location: Caesars Atlantic City -- 2100 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ www.caesars.com

Visit Jambalaya Brass Band on the Web at: www.jambalayabrassband.com

Contact: Janet Castiel, Redwood Entertainment Inc., (212) 543-9998, info@redwoodentertainment.com, www.redwoodentertainment.com ####

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