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Mardi Gras In New Orleans
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Lord, Lord, Lord
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Telephone to Glory
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Westlawn Dirge
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Bugle Boy March

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Olympia Brass Band

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No relation to the Olympia Orchestra (Freddie Keppard's band of 1906-1914), the Olympia Brass Band was founded in 1958 by altoist Harold Dejan. Although the group (which often played at parades and parties) always had plenty of spirit, its so-so musicianship resulted in some very erratic music, with the ensembles often being out of tune. Usually the band consisted of three trumpets, two trombones, two saxes, clarinet, tuba or sousaphone, snare drum, and bass drum. Among its more... Read more

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