: Launch of the BRASS BAND
The NOP came back towards New Orleans traditional Parades and received an incredible success.
SEVERAL ENLIVENED TOWNS :
*PARIS *EPINAL *STRASBOURG *VITTEL
*CONTREXEVILLE *TROYES *CHAUMONT
*FREJUS *SAINTE-MAXIME *MAUBEUGE
*LA GRANDE MOTTE *YUTZ
*NANCY *METZ *SARREBRUCK *ARLON
*PONT A MOUSSON *THIONVILLE *UZES
*LE MANS *LUXEMBOURG *SARREBOURG
*CHÂTEAU THIERRY *VAISON LA ROMAINE ...
MANY JAZZ FESTIVALS :
NANCY JAZZ PULSATION Depuis 1973
OLORON SAINTE MARIE,
LANDSTUHL BURG MANSTEIN,
SWINGING LAUTERN, STROOSSEFESTIVAL,
VITTEL FESTIVAL DE LA GUITARE
HOMBURGER JAZZ SOMMER
SWING A XIROCOURT
FESTIVAL DE COMMERCY
FESTIVAL DE DUNKERQUE
FESTIVAL DE PETITE PIERRE
JAZZ EN LORRAINE
VACHE DE BLUES
FESTIVAL ANTIBES JUANS LES PINS
FESTIVAL DE SAINT RAPHAEL ...
|THE NEW ORLEANS PREACHERS|
In 1965, this band made in Lorraine (France) was born in two quavers and three commas.
Throughout the years, the New Orleans Preachers have always been renewing their enthusiasm and their members around a dynamic initiator and drummer, Jean-Claude Maire, and : Gilles Pernet, Etienne Florentin and Jean-Pierre Thomas.
This is a perfect example of a lively and skilled Jazz, that gives the opportunity for new talents to emerge.
In more than 45 years, this band succeeded in developping a rich and successfull repertory and performing with famous solists such as :
- Benny Waters
- Nelson Williams
- Harold Singer
- Mickey Baker
- Sam Woodyard
- Sun Ra
- Memphis Slim
- Champion Jack Dupree
- Jean-Claude Naude
- Irakli de Davrichewy
- Médéric Collignon
- Marcel Zanini
- Daniel Barda
- Gérard Badini ... and many others.