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Unlock Your Mind - Soul Rebels Brass Band

Issue No. 2272

The Soul Rebels Brass Band are a New Orleans marching band. They infuse this traditional style with soul, hip‑hop, funk and R&B, throwing the genre into the 21st century.

They featured in the post-Katrina drama, Treme.

As band member LeBlanc Lumar put it, “Music has been the number one vehicle for Katrina recovery.”

album released 10 October

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Tue 4 Oct 2011, 18:02 BST
Issue No. 2272
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