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The Gumbo Jazzband plays since August 2008 exciting music from New Orleans, variating from blues to up-tempo songs dating from the end of the 19th century to the thirties of the previous century. We are inspired by great names from the past, such as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton, Bunk Johnson and many others.
The band also gives workshops in which the early jazz is illustrated following the life of Louis Armstrong, of course adorned with musical examples.
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