Treme Brass Band

The Treme Brass Band is a marching brass band from New Orleans, Louisiana led by snare drummer Benny Jones, Sr. The band, which plays traditional New Orleans-style brass band music, features a shifting lineup that has included trumpeters Kermit Ruffins and James Andrews, tenor saxophonists Elliot Callier and Frederick Sheppard, trombonist Corey Henry, and sousaphonist Kirk Joseph. Prior to his passing in 2012, Lionel Batiste appeared consistently on the bass drum. They have released two albums, Gimme My Money Back on Arhoolie Records and I Got a Big, Fat Woman on the Sound of New Orleans Records label. The band takes its name from New Orleans' Tremé neighborhood; due to some historical confusion, the "Treme" in the name is sometimes spelled "Tremè" or "Tremé". In 2010 the Treme Brass Band performed with Uncle Lionel Batiste to play Voodoo Experience in New Orleans.
The Treme Brass Band, including "Uncle" Lionel Batiste, was featured in the 2011 non-fiction film by Darren Hoffman, Tradition is a Temple. Their version of "A Closer Walk With Thee" was heard in the first episode of the HBO series Treme and is included on the series soundtrack.

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Just A Closer Walk With TheeA New Orleans Visit: Before Katrina8:33
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Shallow WaterTreme Traditions4:32
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I Found a New BabyI Got a Big Fat Woman4:14
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A Jazz FuneralThey All Played For Us: Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration6:48
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CaledoniaThe Treme Brass Band6:17
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Grazing in The GrassI Got a Big Fat Woman5:44
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Parading to the Freight & SalvageThey All Played For Us: Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration1:13
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I'll Fly AwayThe Treme Brass Band4:17
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Hey Pocky AwayTreme Traditions4:04
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Second LineTreme Traditions6:21
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