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

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