Dixie Express Jazz Band

David Austin: Drums, Vocals | Al Adams: Trombone, Vocals | John Contreras: Reeds | Ray Coutu: Trumpet, Vocals | Ken Dillard: Piano | Jim Goodwin: Banjo, Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric) | Tim Smith: Bass guitar, Vocals

Genre: Jazz

Sound description: Traditional and Dixieland jazz, blues, ragtime, swing, and crossover tunes.

RIYL: Scott Joplin, Louis Armstrong, the Firehouse Five Plus Two, Jim Cullum Jazz Band, Kenny Ball, the Dukes of Dixieland,

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Synoposis

Inception: La Mesa, 2000

Influences: Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Jack Teagarden, Sidney Bechet, King Oliver

Background:

The Dixie Express Jazz Band was formed in San Diego in June 2000 by a group of musicians participating in the America's Finest City Dixieland Jazz Society's workshops and jazz camps. The band specializes in traditional and Dixieland jazz, blues, ragtime, swing, and crossover tunes.

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