Features group improvisation by trumpet, trombone and clarinet over a rhythm background, followed by solo choruses in turn and a group reprise. Repertoire includes numbers derived from marches such as "Muskrat Ramble," but also uptempo renditions of Tin Pan Alley standards, especially those from the Roaring Twenties, as well as a few slower tunes such as "Basin Street Blues." Associated with the white musicians who learned jazz from the African-American musicians of New Orleans. This historical style is still played in the 21st century, especially at parties but also at patriotic and political events.
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