Musicians Tuba Skinny Tuba SkinnyTuba Skinny is a traditional jazz street band based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The ensemble draws its inspiration from the early jazz, ragtime, and blues music of the 1920s and 1930s.Perservation Brass Perservation BrassThe Preservation Brass is the resident brass band of New Orleans most treasured jazz venue, Preservation HallNOJO 5 NOJO 5NOJO5 is a dynamic five-piece ensemble drawn from the full New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, led by Grammy®-winning drummer and artistic director Adonis Rose.JM and the Rhythm Band JM and the Rhythm BandThe Rhythm Band is dedicated to performing classic rhythm & blues in a unique, jazz-inflected style.Mark Braud’s Jazz Giants Mark Braud’s Jazz GiantsBorn in New Orleans, Braud comes from a family of world-renowned musicians. Traditional jazz, R&B and the great American songbook inspire his engaging music. The Jump Hounds The Jump HoundsThe Jump Hounds is a New Orleans-based sextet that specializes in ‘jump’, the jazz-based rhythm and bluesWendell Brunious and the Dream Team Wendell Brunious and the Dream TeamBrunious was born into a Louisiana Creole family, the son of Nazimova “Chinee” Santiago and John “Picket” Brunious, Sr., a trumpeter who studied at Juilliard and played with the Onward Brass Band, Young Tuxedo Brass Band, and Paul Barbarin, and who arranged for Billy Eckstine and Cab Calloway. Contest Judges & Crew details coming soon!