The Brass Band is one of the most energetic groups within the band. This
sometimes loud but always up-beat group is well-known for displaying their
individual talents through soloing and improvisation. Their style is drawn
straight from the musical influences of downtown New Orleans’ Dixieland Jazz.
The ensemble consists of trumpets, saxophones, trombones, a tuba, and various
percussion instruments. The Brass Band requires no amplification and is a highly
mobile ensemble, perfect for playing in such settings as festivals, parades, and