Rebirth Brass Band keeps threatening to retire from the streets, so no one was surprised when they weren’t at yesterday’s second line parade for their friends in the Treme Sidewalk Steppers club. But about hour in, Rebirth just came out of nowhere playing “Let’s Go Get Em,” and with them was Trombone Shorty, Corey Henry, and about half of TBC. They absolutely killed it and people went nuts.
This Tuesday at 6pm I will give the first reading for the book, so I’ve enlisted the help of my friends in the Rebirth Brass Band. I’ll read passages about them and their songs and they’ll be beside me to play those very songs.
Here’s a full review of the book from this Sunday’s Times-Picayune…
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