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Bob French

The son of New Orleans banjo player Albert "Papa" French, drummer/vocalist Bob French is a journeyman New Orleans musician who has played with a variety of artists including New Orleans R&B legends Dave Bartholomew and James "Sugarboy" Crawford as well as rock & roll icon Fats Domino and many others. After his father's passing in 1977, French took over the leadership of his father's ensemble, the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, the longest continually working New Orleans group -- founded in 1910 by trumpeter Oscar "Papa" Celestin. Since that time, French has led the ensemble as well as hosted the WWOZ radio program French Cooking, showcasing the varied music of New Orleans. He released Marsalis Music Honors Bob French on Marsalis Music/Rounder Records in 2007. ~ Matt Collar
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Bob French

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Bob French

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Bob French

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  2.   When It's Sleepy Time Down South
  3.   Second Line
  4.   Royal Garden Blues
  5.   Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
  6.   Crazy
  7.   Georgia On My Mind
  8.   Hello Dolly
  9.   I'm Walkin
  10.   Do You Know What It Means (To Miss New Orleans)
  11.   Burgundy Street Blues
  12.   Whoopin' Blues
  13.   When the Saints Go Marching In
  14.   Basin Street Blues
  15.   Just a Closer Walk With Thee
  16.   Bogalusa Strut
  17.   You Are My Sunshine
  18.   Bourbon Street Parade
  19.   Tin Roof Blues
  20.   Over In Gloryland
  21.   Milenburg Joys
  22.   Bill Bailey

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