Newport Jazz Festival
1:34 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

Originally published on Sun August 4, 2013 6:20 pm

  • Ray Anderson Pocket Brass Band At Newport

Take a New-Orleans-style brass band, then cram it into a Volkswagen Golf: That's the general principle of how trombonist Ray Anderson's band makes a joyful noise with only four members. Matt Perrine is the sousaphonist of choice for many a New Orleans group; his bass line supports the trombone-trumpet free-for-all. The Pocket Brass Band presents music from his Sweet Chicago Suite, inspired by his hometown.

Personnel

  • Ray Anderson, trombone
  • Lew Soloff, trumpet
  • Matt Perrine, sousaphone
  • Eric McPherson, drums

Set List

  • "Chicago Grays"
  • "High School"
  • "Magnificent Mistifyo"
  • "Going To Maxwell Street/Get To It"
  • "Some Day"
  • "The Stringray Rag"
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