Simply put, The Rebirth Brass Band is an institution. Formed in 1983, the band has long since graduated from the streets of New Orleans to theaters and festivals all over the world. Rebirth is committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands while at the same time incorporating modern music into their show. Their signature brand of heavy funk has placed them among the world’s top brass bands and they are the hands-down favorite among the younger generation.
Roxy Roca sonically flexes its muscle on saxophone and trombone, complimented by tasty guitar licks and deep pocket grooves. The music serves as a vehicle for Cannon’s lyrics that touch on a range of topics which include the struggles of love in its many forms as well as social consciousness. In contrast, on a couple of songs the lyrics reflect the lighter side of life because it’s far too short to not have a sense of humor.