All tracks deliver. There are no misses. This is as much homage to the resilience of New Orleans post Hurricane Katrina and that tells you what this band brings to its music. ID: aec.shfa10178.2 Format. A band renowned for its forward-thinking fusion of R&B, gospel, soul, and jazz, What’s Going On, stylistically, makes sense for this sextet. He makes the tuba sound like a guitar!! The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a New Orleans, Louisiana, brass band.The ensemble was established in 1977 by Benny Jones and members of the Tornado Brass Band.The Dirty Dozen revolutionized the New Orleans brass band style by incorporating funk and bebop into the traditional New Orleans jazz style, and since has been a major influence on local music. Factory. Don't buy thos album unless its the only one you need to complete the collection. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 30, 2016. Dirty Dozen Brass Band — What's Going On. Flying High (In the Friendly Skies);4. The eight-man big band has been spreading dance-happy Big Easy vibes for more than two decades. If you like funky jazz you'll enjoy this. $1.08. If you liked the 2 recent series of 'Treme you will love this brass driven variant on Marvin Gaye's classic album, Chuck B raps throught the opener and various guest vocalist boogaloo their way through the ahead of it's time ecological/environmental slant. Factory and The Dirty Dozen Brass Band will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of each copy of What's Going On to the Tipitina's Foundation, benefiting the music community of New Orleans. Their take on What's Going On is not only an attempt to express their feelings about this tragedy and other current events, but also a tribute to the spirit of their hometown of New Orleans. The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is a New Orleans, Louisiana, brass band. Discount: -20%; Release date: 2006; Duration: 39:48; Size, Mb: 91.30; Format: MP3, 320 kbps. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. But having weathered the physical, political and emotional devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans’ Dirty Dozen Brass Band earned the right to jazz up whatever they want. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Of all the life-affirming music made in response to Hurricane Katrina, this is perhaps the most radical achievement--a recontextualizing of Marvin Gaye's early-'70s classic in the wake of the devastation of New Orleans. Colliery bands take it on board, this is how to make an elephant skid across South Shields sands on a north wind caressed summers day when your sheet music is all over the Tyne and your bugle sounds like a car back firing. Five stars and all of `em gold. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Love the whomping big elephantine brass on "What's Going On". 12.32 x 12.36 x 0.47 inches; 13.83 Ounces. ;Track List:1. Avant d'écrire ce commentaire je possedais le disque déjè un an. Please try again. Don't buy thos album unless its the only one you need to complete the collection. In 2004 they took their sound all the way back to its roots to pay tribute to deceased founding member Anthony "Tuba Fats" Lacen who passed away just a few weeks after the album was completed. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Colliery bands take it on board, this is how to make an elephant skid across South Shields sands on a north wind caressed summers day when your sheet music is all over the Tyne and your bugle sounds like a car back firing. In recognition of the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the devastation of New Orleans and the Gulf coast, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band released a meaningful reinterpretation of the Marvin Gaye classic What's Going On. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2007. But distress and displacement in post-Katrina life has caused the band to bear an obviously angry political side. I heard the Dirty Dozen on you tube and opted to buy two albums, this one and 20 dozen. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. It has some of the fattest brass I have experienced in many a short summer. 20 dozen is awesome this one is awful. Shout! It is a track-by-track remake of the 1971 Marvin Gaye album of the same name. 20 dozen is awesome this one is awful. Great tribute to the masterpiece of Marvin Gaye. Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Whats Going On Robert R. Calder. See my review of Buck Jump for a more general description of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band (ddbb). Thirty-five years after its original release, the political and social themes of the album are just as relevant as ever. Along with many others along the Gulf Coast, the members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band lost their homes to Katrina. Shout! Thirty-five years after its original release, the evocative themes and social commentary found in the songs on What's Going On are just as relevant today. They reenacted a complete New Orleans homecoming (funeral) for a dear … Unable to add item to List. Buy Mp3 Music Online / Dirty Dozen Brass Band / What's Going On. Also, the political theme of the album will alienate some of their faithful listeners. He makes the tuba sound like a guitar!! Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. I've listened to their other albums and this one hits the spot for me. Dirty Dozen Brass Band Preservation Hall Legacy Foundation Ceremony. Good music and great horns!!! Combining superlative musicianship, the inspiration of Marvin Gaye's original album, the immediacy of the new arrangements, contributions from legendary guest artists, and the enormity of the calamity (Hurricane Katrina) that inspired this undertaking, this is a B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L recording! If you like funky jazz you'll enjoy this. Combining superlative musicianship, the inspiration of Marvin Gaye's original album, the immediacy of the new arrangements, contributions from legendary guest artists, and the enormity of the calamity (Hurricane Katrina) that inspired this undertaking, this is a B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L recording! It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This is the worst Dirty Dozen Brass Band album ever. we love it. Rowald Pruyn August 29, 2006. Class. 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