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9 February 2014

Post 124: WOMEN OF THE SHOTGUN - LADY MUSICIANS IN TRADITIONAL JAZZ

I wrote an article recently about the increasing number of women who play instruments in top traditional jazz bands in the 21st Century - a very pleasing development in the history of the music. You can read it BY CLICKING HERE.

Well, a particularly powerful pairing in a great 'front line' are Marla Dixon (right) on trumpet and Haruka Kickuchi on trombone.
They play in Marla's Shotgun Jazz Band, which is currently one of the best bands operating in New Orleans.

For a fine example of their work,

And then
CLICK ON THIS ONE.
The men in the band are not bad, either!