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Bennie Pete & the Hot 8 Brass Band

Thursday 9th February / posted by Caitlin Nienaber

For more than two decades the streets and clubs of New Orleans have been just that little bit brighter thanks to The Hot 8 Brass Band.

The collective of hip-hop, jazz and funk musicians is more than a band; they’re a family who’ve grown up together and shared triumphs and tragedies.

They’ll be in Australia very soon for WOMADelaide and they’re heading to Perth for one night on 9th March.

Band leader and tuba player Bennie Pete called into Breakfast with Caitlin from New Orleans.

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