Founded in 1983 by brothers Keith and Phillip Frazier, along with trumpeter Kermit Ruffins (known in addition to his music for playing himself on the HBO series “Treme”) and a handful of students from the neighborhood high school marching band, Rebirth Brass Band provides audiences with a vibrant and complex overview of New Orleans’ musical evolution. By merging the city’s horn-heavy second line tradition with elements of jazz, hip hop and other African American musical traditions, the group has become a Crescent City institution. Funky Indiana rock act The Main Squeeze and Louisiana party monsters Naughty Professor open Saturday’s show.
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