03/29/12

Dirty Dozen Brass Band Signs with Savoy Jazz

New album “Twenty Dozen” set for release May 1

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, including original members Roger Lewis, Kevin Harris, Gregory Davis, Efrem Towns and Kirk Joseph, has signed with Savoy Jazz. The band will celebrate its 35th anniversary with the release of Twenty Dozen, an all new 11-track album produced by Scott Billington at the Music Shed in New Orleans that will be released on May 1. The band will embark on a series of tour dates including a three-night BAM residency in Brooklyn with Dr. John and a series of shows in their native New Orleans culminating in an album release/35th anniversary reunion concert at the Temple on April 28 and a featured slot at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 3.

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Jay Blakesberg

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

“Twenty Dozen” track listing
1) Tomorrow
2) Jook
3) Best Of All
4) Git Up
5) Don’t Stop The Music
6) We Gon’ Roll
7) Trippin’ Inside A Bubble
8) Paul Barbarin’s Second Line
9) E-Flat Blues
10) When The Saints Go Marching In
11) Dirty Old Man

Confirmed tour dates
3/31 - Ft. Lauderdale - New Times Beerfest
4/4 - New Orleans, LA - Wednesdays at LaFayette Square
4/6 - Shreveport, LA - Fatty Arbuckle's
4/12 - Brooklyn, NY - BAM Residency w/ Dr. John
4/13 - Brooklyn, NY - BAM Residency w/ Dr. John
4/14 - Brooklyn, NY - BAM Residency w/ Dr. John
4/20 - Little Rock, AR - Sticky Fingerz
4/21 - Vicksburg, MS - Vicksburg Riverfest
4/26 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's
4/28 – New Orleans, LA – The Temple – 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert
4/29 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
4/30 - New Orleans, LA - Tipitina's Instruments A Comin' Benefit
5/3 - New Orleans, LA - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Main Stage
5/4 - New Orleans, LA - d.b.a.
5/17 – Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Music Festival
5/24 - Kansas City, MO – Crossroads
5/26 – Cedar Rapdis, IA – Legion Arts CSPS Hall
5/27 – Chillicothe, IL – Summer Camp 2012
6/1 - Fall River, MA - The Narrows Center for the Arts
6/2 - Augusta, NJ - Crawfish Festival
6/10 - Vienna, VA - Louisiana Swamp Romp - Wolf Trap
7/29 - Niigata, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
8/11 - Goshen, CT - Litchfield Jazz Fest
8/17 - Bethlehem, PA - Levitt Pavilion
8/19 - Salem, MA - Salem Jazz & Soul Fest

For more information, visit Dirty Dozen Brass Band.

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