Ave C
New York City, New York

The Biting Fish Brass Band features Downtown favorite Howard Fishman fronting a New Orleans-style brass band and performing an eclectic, funky repertoire that careens from street-beat style traditional gospel to surprising covers to Fishman's own quirkly, fun originals. A former New Orleans resident, Fishman brings his deep affection for Louisiana music to bear, with references to classic R&B stylists Smiley Lewis and Professor Longhair, jazz legends Danny Barker and Jelly Roll Morton, and even explores some of the region's rural Cajun repertoire. This is small band with a mighty, infectious sound, suitable for both happy listening and ridiculous dancing.

"...Transcends time and idiom." - NY Times

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm / Curfew 11pm

Official Website: http://www.myspace.com/howardfishman

Added by djpepe on April 16, 2009

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