Jazz: The History of Brass Bands in Mobile, Alabama

Jazz: The History of Brass Bands in Mobile, Alabama
Jazz: The History of Brass Bands in Mobile, Alabama
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Watch a video slide presentation on the history of Brass Bands in Mobile, Alabama. The bands discussed include the Excelsior Brass Band 1883, Pearson's Brass Band, and Griffith's Hypnotic Band. Topics discussed include the Turkish influence, performances at parades, community events, funerals, school openings and closings, and the function of the drum major. This presentation was filmed at the Alabama Department of Archives and History as part of the ArchiTreats lecture series.

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