The Dukes Take The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival by Storm

The DUKES on stage at the Jazz and Heritage Festival

The Dukes of Dixieland starred at their 39th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday, 5th April.

Paul Thibodeaux

It was a glorious Spring day for revelling in swinging New Orleans Jazz and the DUKES didn’t disappoint. They performed on an amazing set, playing hits from their latest album “Celebrating Satchmo” that really got the crowd jumping out of their seats.

L to R: Alan Broome, Ryan Burrage and Kevin Clarke.

 

 

New Orleans Jazz Legend, Lionel Ferbos joined the fans during the DUKES set.

Lionel is New Orleans’ Oldest active trumpeter at age 101, playing weekly gigs with the Palm Court Jazz Band at the Palm Court Jazz Cafe. He has performed at every single Jazz and Heritage Festival to date.

Lionel Ferbos with DUKES leader Kevin Clarke (Photo: Jim Moriarty, 2013)

View more great photos of The DUKES at The Jazz and Heritage Festival

The Dukes of Dixieland Evoke Memories of New Orleans, 2010

Jazz Portrait of Lionel Ferbos, Louisiana Jazz Legend

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