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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2018: The 7 Best Things We Saw

Jon Batiste, David Byrne and others stood out at the fest's 49th annual edition


David Fricke looks back at his highlights from the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, from David Byrne to Bonerama. Amy Harris/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock

By David Fricke

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The Soul of New Orleans Jazz Fest Is Alive and Well

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New CD "Sing With Me" Out NOW!!!

Apr 17 - Tue

Hey folks our new CD, "Sing With Me" is out and we couldn't be happier about it. We've been playing the songs on our shows and the respose has been very nice thank you very much...produced by tubameister Matt Perrine, it's 14 songs (7 original...) featuring the men of tin at their very best, with a little help from friends Joe Cabral, Glenn Hartman and Vance Vaucresson. It's available right here at,, LA Music Factory and itunes. We hope you like...

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What's Up This Spring...

Feb 26 - Mon

Hey kids lot's happening in the Land Of Tin. New CD in the works, should be out for festival season. To that end, we will be playing at the French Quarter Fest Sunday April 15 at 12:30pm at the Esplanade stage, and at Jazz Fest Saturday April 28 at the Blues Tent--also an interview in the grandstand that day. Times TBA. Also we are tentatively booked in Crested Butte, CO on August 19 and 20. Anyone know a good place for us to play out that way on Saturday Aug 18? Drop us a like at

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The Tin Men are America's premier sousaphone, washboard and guitar trio. They have been performing at home in New Orleans, around the USA and abroad since 2002, and in August 2015 have released their fourth CD, "On The Shady Side" which was produced by Mark Bingham. Like 2013's "Avocado Woo Woo", 2005's "Freaks For Industry" and 2003's "Super Great Music for Modern Lovers", the new CD finds percussionist/vocalist Washboard Chaz, sousaphonist Matt Perrine and Guitarist vocalist Alex McMurray exploring a truly eclectic array of North American Pop music from jug band to swing jazz to New Orleans R&B to Motown to Easy Listening to Heavy Metal and beyond. Through it all they put their own zany spin on the material and make it their own. Throw in a generous dose of McMurray's own songs, the precocious wit of Perrine's sousaphone and Washboard Chaz’s seemingly boundless charm and the result is what has been described as "One of the most interesting bands to emerge from New Orleans in years" (Offbeat Magazine)

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