Tuesday, Feb 13th, 2018
The New Parish
$10 ADV / $15 DOS / ALL AGES
MJ's Brass Boppers
The San Francisco Bay Area-based MJ’s Brass Boppers are a singing and swinging brass-line ready to bring the energy to any party at a drop of a dime. As the Bay Area’s only New Orleans style brass band founded and operated by musicians born and raised in NOLA, they pride themselves on fusing traditional NOLA standards, funk, jazz, modern pop & more with a second line twist!
Being in existence since 2008, the musicians in MJ’s Brass Boppers are a tight group that share a passion for the music, and are constantly rehearsing to refine and present their art. They have graced the stages of various festivals, historic concert venues, community events, clubs, street corners, etc. They've opened for the likes of George Clinton & Parliament, The O'Jays, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave, Funky Meters, The Monophonics, George Porter Jr., Kermit Ruffins, Katdelic, & more. Within seconds of hearing the Boppers you can tell that this is not a group that just plays a few New Orleans tunes, but rather a band that lives the music, with the second-line beat pulsing through their veins.
With New Orleans style and California sophistication, MJ’s Brass Boppers' repertoire is versatile and vast enough to perform at any event imaginable, giving everyone a huge smile and lifted spirit!
A 23 year veteran of the music industry, Platurn has traveled the world many times over bringing phenomenal music to multiple corners of the globe. With a client list that includes Red Bull, Toyota, Pandora, Adidas, Pixar, Monster Cable, MTV, Rane, and the Golden State Warriors to name just a few, he’s built a reputation as a tastemaker with vision and a sense of community and in turn preserving crucial aspects of DJ and music culture. Founder of the Oakland Faders and The 45 Sessions, the man is just getting started.
(Pre show Courtyard)
LaMantía n LilmoLove Acoustic Duo
(Steel Pan x Drums x Guitar x Vocals)
LaMantia’s LilmoLove is an exciting mix of Reggae, Calypso, Jazz ORIGINALS, and a few Throwback Ska Samba covers. LaMantia sings and plays along with champion drummer Chris Gamper while bringing the authentic feel of buskin’ on Bourbon Street and as always #MoLove
Blue Bone Express
The Blue notes of jazz tingle the Bones to Express an enthusiasm of the moment. This is the idea of Blue Bone Express, founded in 2004 by a band of enthusiasts of New Orleans jazz. The idea has had staying power, producing a sound that is original yet true to the art from, and a lasting tight unit of a group that continually strives to demonstrate the essence of jazz. With a solid foundation in traditional jazz, BBX straddles into rock, funk, and 2nd line, constantly tinged in bottom heavy grooves. Tuba, drums, trombone, baritone sax, trumpet, piano, and soulful vocals make for an atmosphere of wtf joy and delightful shenanigans. BBX always brings the party!
Al Lazard & The World Street Players
Upbeat Jazz, Funk, New Orleans second Line, and more…
Gary Zellerbach — Guitar
Scott Wild — Drums
John Watson — Keys
Craig Kleinman, bassist/progenitor