The New Orleans Spice® Brass and Jazz Band has had the honor of working with the best musicians
who understand and perfom Early New Orleans Jazz.
"The Music That Made New Orleans Famous"sm
It has been an honor and privlidge to travel with a few, converse with many, learn and perform with the best: Bernie Attridge, Larry Batiste, Uncle Lionel Batiste, Anthony Bennett, Al Bernard, Steve Braun, Burnell Brunious, Wendell Brunious, Evan Christopher, Geoff Clapp, Uncle Gerry Dallman, Lars Edegran, Tom Fischer, Barney Floyd, Barry Foulon, Michael Guma, Robert Harris, Duke Heitger, Tanio Hingle, Kerry Hunter, Ken "Snakebite" Jacobs, Kerwin James, Clarence Johnson, Benny Jones, Connie Jones, Leroy Jones, Oswald Jones, Orange Kellin, Craig Klein, Tim Laughlin, Jimmy LaRocca, Tom McDermott, Kid Merv, Les Muscutt, Brian Ogilvie, Bob Rotherham, Kermit Ruffins, Richard Scott, Amy Sharp, Ben Smith, Dimitri Smith, Rick Trolsen, Neil Unterseher, Don Vappie, Jamie Wight and Clive Wilson, just to name a few.
These honorable musicians perform many styles of jazz, but are specialists in knowing and understanding the early, and often more difficult, stylings of "trad" jazz.