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Playlist of Second line (parades)

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  • Second Line Parade in Memory of Trumpeter Abram Wilson

    5:29

    On July 25, 2012, Wynton with Ali Jackson, Victor Goines, Marcus Printup and Chris Crenshaw performed at St. John's Church in London, in memory of trumpet player Abram Wilson

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  • TREME SIDEWALK STEPPERS SECOND LINE 2009

    6:03

    Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line with Rebirth Brass Band featuring Trombone Shorty

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  • We Are One 2010 Second Line Parade feat. Hot 8 Brass Band

    6:13

    We Are One Social Aid and Pleasure Club parades uptown.

  • They danced atop his casket : Jaran Julio Greens homegoing RIP

    6:58

    Jaran 'Julio' Green's homegoing in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans, La. He was 23 years old, father of a new born baby girl, killed on March 26, 2009. Loved ones danced on his casket, carried him thru his old neighborhood one last time.



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  • The Treme Sidewalk Steppers 26th annual parade February 9, 2020

    29:18

    The Treme Sidewalk Steppers 26th annual parade February 9, 2020

  • Second Line - Keep N It Real

    1:29

    Recorded by WWOZ on March 10th, 2019.

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  • TBC Brass Band playing Anchor Man for CTC 2012 Second Line parade

    8:27

    one of my favorite songs played by my favorite band.

  • Hot 8 Brass Band playing for We Are One 2010 Second Line Parade

    3:02

    We Are One SA&PC parades from Uptown New Orleans

  • Just a Closer Walk With Thee - Parade in Memory of Trumpeter Abram Wilson

    17:55

    On July 25, 2012, Wynton Marsalis with Ali Jackson, Victor Goines, Marcus Printup, Chris Crenshaw and many others performed at St. John's Church in London, in memory of trumpet player Abram Wilson.

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  • YMO 130th annual second line: The Furious Five featuring Da Truth Brass Band

    6:37

    The Furious Five is YMO's 5th division. The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • YMO 130th annual second line - Furious Five Division with Da Truth Brass Band

    4:39

    This is the final leg of the parade. The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • Rebirth Brass Band: Do Watcha Wanna

    5:30

    April 24, 2008 in the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana the day before Jazz Fest began.

  • Kermit Ruffins - When I Die, You Better Second Line

    7:40

    This is a video I created for a class I am teaching (Langue vivante - anglais) at the University of Limoges, France. It is supplemental material for a lesson on Second Lines in New Orleans. The soundtrack is When I Die, You Better Second Line by Kermit Ruffins, and the video footage is a montage from the HBO series Treme.

  • Second Line Parade -- New Orleans 2018

    5:24

  • Second Line in New Orleans! So cool!

    9:36

    This was the amazing second line that we processed in on the streets of New Orleans after a family wedding in late October 2016. The energy was amazing!!!



  • Second Line Brass Band for wedding parades and events.

    2:45

    Second line brass band for your wedding, private party or special event. This is the mobile brass band version of the Jammin Jambalaya Band. The ultimate New Orleans inspired second line brass band to parade your guests from one location to another. Polished and professional Disney World Musicians.
    Fully insured and available from 2 to 8 pieces.
    Not a bar band, but a high energy and family-friendly premier second line band.
    For booking information contact band leader and trumpet player Mark:
    Phone: 407-851-3033
    E-Mail: mvz1234@aol.com
    Website:

  • New Orleans Kinfolk Brass Band Second-lines Parade

    1:39

  • Real Deal Brass Band for Second Line Wedding Parades

    2:46

    The Real Deal Brass Band for Second line wedding parades!
    Reliable, experienced, polished, & professional, the Real Deal Brass Band is the ultimate New Orleans Second Line Brass Band. Specializing in corporate events, charity galas, Mardi Gras events, country clubs, second line wedding parades, they’re available from 3-12 pcs. They aren’t a bar band, but a reliable, fully insured, corporate worthy, high energy, polished, professional band that carries Multi-Million Dollar Liability Insurance which most venues require. The Real Deal Brass Band is a family-friendly, high energy band that specializes in moving guests from one location to another, team building, Pep rally events, wedding parades & more. Bandleader Mark and his band are professional musicians that perform at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
    Unlike other bands, the musicians are sober & don't drink alcohol at events, ensuring that your guests get the fun & exciting entertainment that they deserve, with a stellar reputation that you can trust.


    Band Source Productions, Inc.
    Mark - Band Leader
    407-851-3033
    mvz1234@aol.com

  • Old & Nu Style 2011 Second Line Parade featuring the Free Agents Brass Band

    4:59

    Every Sunday in New Orleans - it goes down like this!
    For info on second line parades and brass band shows, follow me on Facebook and Twitter: Big Red Cotton

  • Second Line - Original Big 7 - Mothers Day Parade

    3:53

    WWOZ was on the scene as the Original Big 7 stepped out on Sunday, May 12, 2019! Three brass bands and six sub-krewes came out of the clubhouse to kick off the annual parade by the Original Big 7 Social Aid & Pleasure Club. This video shows just the beginning of a 4 hour party through the streets of New Orleans.

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  • Free Agents playing for Old And Nu Style 2011 Second Line Parade

    15:48

    For info on second line parades and brass band shows, follow me on Facebook and Twitter: Big Red Cotton

  • VIP kids with that FIRE! footwork at the 2013 Second Line parade

    5:31

    with the Hot 8 Brass Band doing THEMOST.com. This is one of my favorite annual parades with one of my favorite Brass bands. Also featuring New Orleans finest, Fireman Percy at 3:06 minute mark with all that footwork - dude got to be at least 6'5. At the 4:50 minute mark, best dance move of the parade hands down!

  • Coming Out The Door: YMO 130th annual second line with The Untouchables and TBC Brass Band

    5:07

    The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • Goodfellas SA&PC 2009 Second Line Parade

    1:03

  • New Orleans Jazz Fest Second Line Parade May 2011

    2:49

    Second line parades are the descendants of the city's famous jazz funerals and, apart from a casket, mourners and a cemetery visit, they carry many of the same traditions with them as they march down the streets. There are dozens of different second line parades put on throughout the year, usually on Sunday afternoons, and held in neighborhoods all across the city. They range in size, level of organization and traditions, but in all cases they will include a brass band, jubilant dancing in the street and members decked out in a wardrobe of brightly colored suits, sashes, hats and bonnets, parasols and banners, melding the pomp of a courtly function and the spontaneous energy of a block party, albeit one that moves a block at a time. The parades are not tied to any particular event, holiday or commemoration; rather, they are generally held for their own sake and to let the good times roll.

    The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

    Mahalia Jackson, often called the greatest gospel singer, returned to her hometown to appear at the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April of 1970. While attending the Louisiana Heritage Fair in Congo Square (then known as Beauregard Square), she and Duke Ellington, who also appeared at the event, came upon the Eureka Brass Band leading a crowd of second-line revelers through the Festival grounds. George Wein, producer of the Festival, handed Ms. Jackson a microphone, she sang along with the band and joined the parade...and the spirit of Jazz Fest was born.

    This spontaneous, momentous scene—this meeting of jazz and heritage—has stood for decades since as a stirring symbol of the authenticity of the celebration that was destined to become a cultural force.

    From the very beginning, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was envisioned as an important event that would have great cultural significance and popular appeal. The Festival was the culmination of years of discussions and efforts by city leaders who wanted to create an event worthy of the city's legacy as the birthplace of jazz. A couple of other festivals were held in the years leading up to the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, but those events, different in format, did not take hold as the Jazz & Heritage Festival would.

    New Orleans Jazz Fest with 12 stages of soul-stirring music—jazz, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, blues, R&B, rock, funk, African, Latin, Caribbean, folk, and much more—the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a singular celebration. The event has showcased most of the great artists of New Orleans and Louisiana of the last half century: Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, The Neville Brothers, Wynton Marsalis, Dr. John, Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr., Ellis Marsalis, The Radiators, Irma Thomas, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Better Than Ezra, Ernie K-Doe, Vernel Bagneris, The Zion Harmonizers, Beausoleil and many others.

    The Festival has always blended in a wide mix of internationally renowned guests, among them: Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Santana, Sarah Vaughan, Paul Simon, Jimmy Buffett, Max Roach, B.B. King, Dave Matthews Band, Patti LaBelle, Tito Puente, the Allman Brothers Band, Joni Mitchell, Al Green, Linda Ronstadt, Lenny Kravitz, Sonny Rollins, Bonnie Raitt, James Brown, Celia Cruz, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hugh Masekela, Cassandra Wilson, Willie Nelson, The Temptations, Burning Spear,Van Morrison, LL Cool J, Abbey Lincoln, Erykah Badu, Dave Brubeck, Gladys Knight, Youssou N'Dour and many, many others.

    Over the years Jazz Fest has received many honors, including being named the Festival of the Year four times by Pollstar magazine. The 2004 event marks the 35th anniversary of Jazz Fest, which the Wall Street Journal says showcases a wider, deeper lineup of essential American musical styles than any festival in the nation... and which Life magazine has called the country's very best music festival.''

    Inspired by the spirit of Mahalia Jackson and the Eureka Brass Band back in 1970, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival continues to celebrate the culture of Louisiana with the combined fervor of a gospel hymn and the joy of a jazz parade.

  • Treme Brass Band - Red Beans and Rice Parade - 2013 - New Orleans - Big Chief

    7:21

    Members of the Treme Brass Band playing Big Chief at the Red Beans and Rice Parade during Lundi Gras in New Orleans 2013

  • Real Deal Brass Band, Second Line brass band, corporate events, second line wedding parades.

    2:45

    Florida's premier Second Line Brass Band.
    Reliable, experienced, polished, & professional, the Real Deal Brass Band is the ultimate New Orleans Second Line Brass Band. Specializing in corporate events, charity galas, Mardi Gras events, country clubs, second line wedding parades, they’re available from 3-12 pcs. They aren’t a bar band, but a reliable, fully insured, corporate worthy, high energy, polished, professional band that carries Multi-Million Dollar Liability Insurance which most venues require. The Real Deal Brass Band is a family-friendly, high energy band that specializes in moving guests from one location to another, team building, Pep rally events, wedding parades & more. Bandleader Mark and his band are professional musicians that perform at Disney's Magic Kingdom.
    Unlike other bands, the musicians are sober & don't drink alcohol at events, ensuring that your guests get the fun & exciting entertainment that they deserve, with a stellar reputation that you can trust.


    Band Source Productions, Inc.
    Mark - Band Leader
    407-851-3033
    mvz1234@aol.com

  • 3. Bourbon Street Parade - Paul Barbarin New Orleans Second Line

    6:01

    Bourbon Street Parade by Paul Barbarin is often performed as a Second Line parade in New Orleans. Paul Barbarin was the composer of a number of pop tunes and Dixieland standards, including Come Back Sweet Papa, Don't Forget to Mess Around, and Bourbon Street Parade among others. Many of his tunes have become New Orleans Dixieland jazz classics and are often performed for New Orleans funeral second lines and Mardi Gras parades everywhere.

    It's interesting to note that Paul Barbarin who was born in 1899 died on February 17, 1969 while playing a New Orleans Mardi Gras parade! If you know the words, we encourage you to sing along with us during the second chorus.

  • second line parade in New Orleans

    2:10

    second line parade in New Orleans with rebirth brass band and mardi gras indians

  • YMO 130th annual second line: The Untouchables featuring TBC Brass Band

    7:04

    Rolling down Claiborne. Band is playing Hot 8's original song 'Big Girls'. The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • Jackson 2nd line wedding reception

    20:51

    We couldn't have the wedding at home in New Orleans so we brought home to Texas... :~)

  • Second Line Season Announcement - 2019-2020 Schedule

    1:15

  • New Orleans Jazz Fest Second Line Parade May 2011

    2:23

    Second line parades are the descendants of the city's famous jazz funerals and, apart from a casket, mourners and a cemetery visit, they carry many of the same traditions with them as they march down the streets. There are dozens of different second line parades put on throughout the year, usually on Sunday afternoons, and held in neighborhoods all across the city. They range in size, level of organization and traditions, but in all cases they will include a brass band, jubilant dancing in the street and members decked out in a wardrobe of brightly colored suits, sashes, hats and bonnets, parasols and banners, melding the pomp of a courtly function and the spontaneous energy of a block party, albeit one that moves a block at a time. The parades are not tied to any particular event, holiday or commemoration; rather, they are generally held for their own sake and to let the good times roll.

    The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

    Mahalia Jackson, often called the greatest gospel singer, returned to her hometown to appear at the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in April of 1970. While attending the Louisiana Heritage Fair in Congo Square (then known as Beauregard Square), she and Duke Ellington, who also appeared at the event, came upon the Eureka Brass Band leading a crowd of second-line revelers through the Festival grounds. George Wein, producer of the Festival, handed Ms. Jackson a microphone, she sang along with the band and joined the parade...and the spirit of Jazz Fest was born.

    This spontaneous, momentous scene—this meeting of jazz and heritage—has stood for decades since as a stirring symbol of the authenticity of the celebration that was destined to become a cultural force.

    From the very beginning, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was envisioned as an important event that would have great cultural significance and popular appeal. The Festival was the culmination of years of discussions and efforts by city leaders who wanted to create an event worthy of the city's legacy as the birthplace of jazz. A couple of other festivals were held in the years leading up to the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, but those events, different in format, did not take hold as the Jazz & Heritage Festival would.

    New Orleans Jazz Fest with 12 stages of soul-stirring music—jazz, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, blues, R&B, rock, funk, African, Latin, Caribbean, folk, and much more—the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a singular celebration. The event has showcased most of the great artists of New Orleans and Louisiana of the last half century: Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, The Neville Brothers, Wynton Marsalis, Dr. John, Branford Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr., Ellis Marsalis, The Radiators, Irma Thomas, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Better Than Ezra, Ernie K-Doe, Vernel Bagneris, The Zion Harmonizers, Beausoleil and many others.

    The Festival has always blended in a wide mix of internationally renowned guests, among them: Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Santana, Sarah Vaughan, Paul Simon, Jimmy Buffett, Max Roach, B.B. King, Dave Matthews Band, Patti LaBelle, Tito Puente, the Allman Brothers Band, Joni Mitchell, Al Green, Linda Ronstadt, Lenny Kravitz, Sonny Rollins, Bonnie Raitt, James Brown, Celia Cruz, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Hugh Masekela, Cassandra Wilson, Willie Nelson, The Temptations, Burning Spear,Van Morrison, LL Cool J, Abbey Lincoln, Erykah Badu, Dave Brubeck, Gladys Knight, Youssou N'Dour and many, many others.

    Over the years Jazz Fest has received many honors, including being named the Festival of the Year four times by Pollstar magazine. The 2004 event marks the 35th anniversary of Jazz Fest, which the Wall Street Journal says showcases a wider, deeper lineup of essential American musical styles than any festival in the nation... and which Life magazine has called the country's very best music festival.''

    Inspired by the spirit of Mahalia Jackson and the Eureka Brass Band back in 1970, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival continues to celebrate the culture of Louisiana with the combined fervor of a gospel hymn and the joy of a jazz parade.

  • Footwork Artistry: Young Men Olympian Jr. 2014 Anniversary second line parade

    3:33

    This is the club's two hour anniversary parade which happens two weeks prior to their colossal four hour parade. The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • YMO 130th annual second line: The New Look Division featuring Hot 8 Brass Band playing Fine Tuner

    3:16

    The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • Coming Out The Door: YMO 130th annual second line Furious Five Division with Da Truth Brass Band

    2:40

    The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • Storyville Stompers & Second Line dancer

    4:11

    Satchmo Club Strut, Frenchmen Street, Faubourg Marigny, New Orleans
    2009-07-31

  • YMO 130th annual second line: The Untouchables Division featuring TBC Brass Band

    2:14

    The Untouchables are the fourth division of YMO. The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • YMO Jr. 2015 131st Annual Anniversary second line: Rolling down MLK Jr. Blvd. with dem babies!

    2:35

    Young Men Olympian Jr. is the oldest parading social aid and pleasure club in New Orleans. The club hails from Uptown and this is their 131st year parading. Every year they host two parades - one is their anniversary parade which is two hours long and which they wear their traditional white jackets, black pants, sashes, fez hats and canes. The other usually happens two weeks later and is a four hour long parade with 5-6 divisions and as many bands performing at the parade. The all-male club is known for putting on one of the largest second lines of the year as well as for their brilliant footwork. The band playing this year’s anniversary parade is The Sons of Jazz led by Michael Brooks, son of the late great musical icon Tuba Fats.

    Here the club is rolling down MLK Jr. Blvd while the band plays ‘Spread Your Legs’. Little Journee, daughter of TBC snare drummer Glen ‘Budda’ Andrews, makes her second line debut along with Marley Heard, son of trombonist Lamar Heard of Da Truth Brass Band.

  • YMO Jr. 2015 131st Annual Anniversary second line: ‘Put You Right Foot Forward’

    2:41

    Young Men Olympian Jr. is the oldest parading social aid and pleasure club in New Orleans. The club hails from Uptown and this is their 131st year parading. Every year they host two parades - one is their anniversary parade which is two hours long and which they wear their traditional white jackets, black pants, sashes, fez hats and canes. The other usually happens two weeks later and is a four hour long parade with 5-6 divisions and as many bands performing at the parade. The all-male club is known for putting on one of the largest second lines of the year as well as for their brilliant footwork. The band playing this year’s anniversary parade is The Sons of Jazz led by Michael Brooks, son of the late great musical icon Tuba Fats.

    The band is playing Rebirth Brass Band’s ‘Put Your Right Foot Forward’.

  • Black Men Of Labor 2009 Second Line Parade

    7:14

    BMOL celebrating their 16th Anniversary

  • Myra & Christophers Wedding Second Line

    9:17

    At the wedding reception for Myra McKenzie and Christopher B. Harris, in New Orleans, we HAD to have a second line. According to the memo distributed at the reception, the second line parade is a New Orleans tradition that originated a jazz funerals. The first line is the family and friends of the deceased and the processional TO the funeral services. The second line is AFTER the funeral, typically heralded by the sound of a trumpet leading a brass ensemble in a song, celebrating the life of the lost loved one. Paraders wave handkerchiefs in the air as they march behind the band to the beat of the jazz standards, as bystanders in the neighborhood are welcome to join in the festivities in line behind the family. The second line parade is now a must have for any New Orleans wedding. It is a celebration of life, love, music and community. The bride and groom each carry a parasol-like second line umbrella while their guests grab handkerchiefs or nearby cocktail napkins for their march around the reception space and out into the streets. Wedding guests (local and from afar) often find the second line parade a highlight of the wedding reception. This one certainly was a great success!!!

  • Lets Ride Brass Band - Wedding Second Line Special

    8:25

    Let's Ride Brass Band offers a New Orleans style second line at any wedding or event! For details and bookings go to

    See you soon!

  • REBIRTH NEW ORLEANS! Secondline Young Men Olympian Parade

    3:59

    Young Men Olympian Parade, Secondliners chanting Rebirth ~ At that hallowed corner of 2nd & Dryades down in Central City....Yeah! Rebirth New Orleans!
    We're back baby!

  • YMO Jr. 2015 131st Annual Anniversary second line: FOOTWORK!

    5:18

    Young Men Olympian Jr. is the oldest parading social aid and pleasure club in New Orleans. The club hails from Uptown and this is their 131st year parading. Every year they host two parades - one is their anniversary parade which is two hours long and which they wear their traditional white jackets, black pants, sashes, fez hats and canes. The other usually happens two weeks later and is a four hour long parade with 5-6 divisions and as many bands performing at the parade. The all-male club is known for putting on one of the largest second lines of the year as well as for their brilliant footwork. The band playing this year’s anniversary parade is The Sons of Jazz led by Michael Brooks, son of the late great musical icon Tuba Fats.

    At the 3:46 minute mark, special appearance by footwork master ‘Tuffy’ out the 6th ward.

  • New Second Line | Camille A. Brown

    10:09

    Inspired by the events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Camille A. Brown choreographed New Second Line, a celebration of the culture of New Orleans and the perseverance of Black people in the midst of devastation. The performance borrows its name from the energetic, spirited people who follow the traditional brass band parades for weddings, social events and, most notably, funerals in New Orleans. It honors our ability to rise and keep rising, Brown says. (Music includes New Second Line by Los Hombres Calientes featuring Kermit Ruffins)

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  • YMO Jr. 2015 131st Annual Anniversary second line: Rolling down Claiborne to ‘The Doe’

    5:19

    Young Men Olympian Jr. is the oldest parading social aid and pleasure club in New Orleans. The club hails from Uptown and this is their 131st year parading. Every year they host two parades - one is their anniversary parade which is two hours long and which they wear their traditional white jackets, black pants, sashes, fez hats and canes. The other usually happens two weeks later and is a four hour long parade with 5-6 divisions and as many bands performing at the parade. The all-male club is known for putting on one of the largest second lines of the year as well as for their brilliant footwork. The band playing this year’s anniversary parade is The Sons of Jazz led by Michael Brooks, son of the late great musical icon Tuba Fats.

    Here the club is rolling down Claiborne Ave. while the band plays ‘The Doe’ by The Lil Rascal’s Brass Band.

  • Second Line JazzInJune 2013 Festival

    7:50

    Jazz in June 2013
    sitting in with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band from New Orleans at
    Norman Oklahoma USA.

    Second line is a tradition in brass band parades in New Orleans, Louisiana. The main line or first line is the main section of the parade, or the members of the actual club with the parading permit as well as the brass band. Those who follow the band just to enjoy the music are called the second line. The second line's style of traditional dance, in which participants walk and sometimes twirl a parasol or handkerchief in the air, is called second lining. It has been called the quintessential New Orleans art form — a jazz funeral without a body.[1] Another significant difference from so called jazz funerals is second line parades usually lack the slow hymns and dirges played at funerals (although this is not a hard rule; some organizations may have the band play something solemn towards the start of the parade in memory of members deceased since their last parade).

  • Coming Out The Door: YMO 130th annual second line New Look Division with Hot 8 Brass Band

    2:40

    The Young Men Olympian organization has been serving the community and hosting annual parades in New Orleans for 130 years. Read more about this club in my Gambit article:

  • YMO Jr. 2015 131st Annual Anniversary second line: Rolling down Washington Ave.

    4:26

    Young Men Olympian Jr. is the oldest parading social aid and pleasure club in New Orleans. The club hails from Uptown and this is their 131st year parading. Every year they host two parades - one is their anniversary parade which is two hours long and which they wear their traditional white jackets, black pants, sashes, fez hats and canes. The other usually happens two weeks later and is a four hour long parade with 5-6 divisions and as many bands performing at the parade. The all-male club is known for putting on one of the largest second lines of the year as well as for their brilliant footwork. The band playing this year’s anniversary parade is The Sons of Jazz led by Michael Brooks, son of the late great musical icon Tuba Fats.

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