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

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