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Euphoria Brass Band Brings West Coast Second Line Jazz To KPBS

San Diego's Euphoria Brass Band in an undated photo.

Credit: Euphoria Brass Band

Above: San Diego's Euphoria Brass Band in an undated photo.

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As part of the Midday Edition Summer music series San Diego's Euphoria Brass Band stopped by KPBS to share their special brand of funky west coast “second line” jazz and talk about how they started.

Aired: August 22, 2019 | Transcript

If you’ve ever been to New Orleans, you’ve probably witnessed the brassy bayou sounds of bands marching down cobblestone streets to celebrate the life and home-going of someone beloved.

RELATED: Midday Edition Summer Music Series

On Thursday on Midday Edition, instead of the cobblestone streets, we’re bringing the New Orleans tradition to you from the KPBS studio.

After seven consecutive nominations, Euphoria Brass Band won the San Diego Music Award for Best Jazz in 2019. As part of the Midday Edition Summer music series the San Diego band stopped by the studio to share their special brand of funky West Coast “second line” jazz and talk about how they started.

Video by Christopher Maue

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