Twenty-seven years and 10 albums later, the Dirty Dozen have become a Crescent City brand name. Their prowess and sophisticated approach have landed them guest appearances on albums by David Bowie, Elvis Costello, and Dave Matthews. Even Norah Jones got in on the action, singing on their 2002 release, Medicated Magic.
In the pantheon of New Orleans musical powerhouses, the Dirty Dozen stand shoulder to shoulder with the Neville Brothers, the Meters, and Dr. John. They present a high-octane display of alchemy and rhythm that's akin to the Marshall stack. This ain't your grandpa's oompah band.
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