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

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