New Orleans Swamp Donkeys

This band is New Orleans-style jazz from the very beginnings. This is the most popular band to perform the earliest form of jazz in many years. The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys is a versatile group of young musicians that play traditional jazz, blues and vaudeville. They also make original music and jazz adaptations. They began their career in New Orleans’ authentic grassroots music scene. After playing second lines at local festivals and festivals, they moved into the world of music festivals, music festivals and concerts. With their frontman, James Williams, who is soulful, sweet, and sounds like Louis Armstrong, their sound is extremely accessible. The Swamp Donkeys are able to play small and large venues, intimate audiences, and loud crowds alike. The band was formed in 2012 and began touring the country in 2013. After selling out the Blue Note NYC in February 2014, the Donkeys then released two new albums: “Swamp Donkey”, which includes all pre-1930s covers, and “Donkey Business”, which features all original material. They concluded the first weekend at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (JazzFest). After their rendition of Game of Thrones, which they performed at B.B. King’s NYC became viral and has over a million views. The band followed this success up with a European tour that featured performances at JazzAscona, Vitoria–Gasteiz, North Sea Jazz Festival, Netherlands and Vitoria-Gasteiz, all in Switzerland. They also made special appearances in France (Spain) and Monaco. They performed at Edinburgh Jazz in 2015

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