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Olympia Brass Band

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The Olympia Brass Band is a New Orleans jazz brass band. The first "Olympia Brass Band" was active from the late 19th century to around World War I. The most famous member was Freddie Keppard. In 1958, saxophonist Harold Dejan, leader of the 2nd unit of the Eureka Brass Band, split off to form the current Olympia, reviving the historic name. The band had a notable part in the 1973 James Bond movie "Live and Let Die" where they lead a funeral march for a freshly assassinated victim. Trumpeter Alvin Alcorn plays the knife wielding "baby faced killer". Read more about Olympia Brass Band on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License and may also be available under the GNU FDL.

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It Ain't My Fault

Ultimate Street Parade: New Orleans Brass Bands
Last Played on February 12, 2013 11:33pm