"Why?" Read Our Policy, By clicking subscribe I agree to the terms in the. Buzzing with the spontaneous synchronicity which has fuelled their development from the streets of their hometown to the forefront of the global scene over two decades, their fifth LP sees Hot 8 committing this live sound and spirit to record like never before – note the exclamation captured on tape at end of the title track: “Did we just make that up?!”. Please try again. “These records celebrate the times we have had both before and after the storm. After also performing abroad, they opened on tour for popular r&b singer Lauren Hill for six months. People everywhere around the... Read the full article for complete info on the 2005 release, tru-thoughts.co.uk/artists/hot-8-brass-band, Paris DJs Private Record Store new arrivals & back in stock vinyl #1, Funkadelic - Reworked By Detroiters (CD/12"/3LP, Westbound, 2017). Inspired by artists such as Tuba Fats, Leroy Jones, Louis Armstrong, JJ Johnson, Stevie Wonder and Jackie McLean – the group also cite each other as influences. They play regularly at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and have played in the Zulu Parade, San Antonio Zulu Association Festival, the City of New Orleans New Year's Celebration and Mo' Fest, the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and the Master P music video "Hootie Hoo". We have been inundated with thousands of requests for this track since the whisper of its release was first uttered from our A&R man Robert Luis Sexual Healing was first released on a small New Orleans label before the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina pushed it underground, almost lost, until its resurgence into the music scene through Quantic s DJ sets. Their increased touring schedule and time away from New Orleans is, at least in part, “Bennie’s way” of protecting them from the city with the highest murder rate in the U.S. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE, Remembering the storm ... because it must not be forgotten...Thanks Spike. A continuous fraternal relationship between the Hot 8 and me has led to some members playing on traditional gigs. Terrell "Burger" Batiste - trumpet. Posted on Monday 15 October 2007, 09:40 - updated on 14/04/09 - Music News , In 2006, drummer Dinerral "Dick" Shavers was shot and killed while driving with his family. Brass band musicians are, for the most part, African-American men, and in New Orleans like in much of urban America, that’s its own hazard. According to The Times-Picayune:, Police said the bullet was intended for Shavers's fifteen-year-old stepson. Their tragic yet life-affirming story has been featured in the Spike Lee documentaries When The Levees Broke and The Creek Don’t Rise, and David Simon’s HBO series Treme; 2016 interviews with Mary Anne Hobbs (6Music) and BBC World Service’s Outlook chimed especially intensely with listeners in the midst of the Black Lives Matter movement. The Hot 8 Brass Band is a New Orleans based brass band that blends hip-hop, jazz and funk styles with traditional New Orleans brass sounds. #NewMusic #NewMusicAlert pic.twitter.com/l5MSUuTgqw, “Go & introduce yourself to Crafty 893. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Where their community is concerned, they are sadly normal, and the matter-of-fact tone with which they all describe their friends’ deaths into a stranger’s recorder indicates that reality.