Ashlin Parker Trumpet Mafia meets New Orleans Wildlife Band at Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
Wed, February 21, 2024
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Ashlin Parker Trumpet Mafia meets New Orleans Wildlife Band From its organic beginnings in 2013 as a group of trumpeters getting together at bandleader, composer and educator, Ashlin Parkers New Orleans apartment to share practice techniques, the Trumpet Mafia has grown into an international collective of creative excellence. Their unexpected arrangements mix traditional jazz and hip-hop. Since 2016, the rotating assembly of horn players has performed energetic takeovers both in street pop-ups and at numerous festivals in New Orleans and abroad, including the New Orleans Jazz Festival and French Quarter Festival, garnering an OffBeat Magazine Best Emerging Artist Award in 2017.Heavily influenced by Black American Music including selections of blues, gospel, swing alongside traditional forms of Caribbean and South American music, New Orleans Wildlife Band performances take their audiences on a sonic journey...