The Bayou Brass Band is a seven piece high energy jazz group specializing in New Orleans Cajun-funk music and New Orleans parade jazz - as played by adrenalized brass bands like "The Dirty Dozen & Rebirth."

The members have had a tremendous amount of professional experience ranging from night clubs, concerts, shows, festivals, studios, and performing with well known artist throughout the world. Such as: Vanessa Williams Gerald Wilson, En Vogue, Ella Fitzgerald, Tom Jones, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Louis Bellson, The Rippingtons, Bill Conti, Diana Ross, Four Tops, Mick Fleetwood, Gladys Knight, The Jazz Crusaders, Tina Marie, The Brian Setzer Orchestra, have opened for James Brown and recently opened for the Neville Brothers at the House of Blues in Hollywood.

The BBB has performed for benefit concerts like the USC Kenneth Norris Cancer Hospital "The Festival of Life" for cancer survivors and The "Hurricane Katrina" benefit concert in Thousand Oaks. We help raise over $10,000.00 for the victims in New Orleans, Louisiana. The band donated a % of their cd sales.

The Bayou Brass Band instills a infectious, rollicking sound by blending the classic and contemporary New Orleans styles with a wide range of other sources. The band is bursting with churning rhythms, hot licks and streetwise youthful enthusiasm. The Bayou Brass also bears the unmistakable stamp of conscientious, dedicated musicianship and a commitment to excellence, that makes you want to move.

The Band brings to their audience the feeling of the street and the ambiance of a New Orleans style of Mardi Gras.

The varied program presented reflects crowd-pleasing diversity. There are old-time tunes ("Bourbon Street Parade"), radio hits (Paul Simon "Late In The Evening"), local R & B gems ("Make It Funky") and some impressive arrangements and originals by members of the band.

This is a band possessed with a dynamic personality that has captured the imaginations of everyone from street kids to serious music-lovers to devoted festival goers.