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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

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

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