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

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