June 6, 2018

Grab some napkins, we’ve whipped up another batch of red-hot tracks that’ll leave you pushing and shoving for seconds. The Soggy Po proudly present Smoke, our first full-length recording as a septet. Eight new originals are featured alongside some of our favorite stand...

May 20, 2017

Perhaps you’re new here, or maybe you’ve been waiting like the rest of them. Either way, it’s ready, our fourth studio release Hang It On The Wall, and as the fourth release it boasts a short but stout four-pack track listing. Some might call it an EP, an extended play...

July 20, 2016

This weekend marks the second concert in our series, "Honoring A Tradition." Last time we paid homage to the legendary Alan Toussaint. This time we are extremely excited to bring you the music of Fats Waller! 

Thomas Wright "Fats' Waller (1904-1943) was a pianist, compo...

June 10, 2016

There comes a time in every saxophone player's life where they pick up a clarinet and, without hesitation, put it back down again.All kidding aside, the clarinet is a demanding instrument. As a saxophonist, I see playing the clarinet as one of the great challenges in l...

May 25, 2016

The technique of ‘slap bass’ which involves plucking the strings to produce a strong rhythmic click as well as the tone has a surprisingly long history. Although

the technique has not been attributed to one player it seems that the sound developed and spread in the danc...

May 12, 2016

 

 

 

 

Babe Ruth was in town. The year prior, he set a record for home run hitting that would last for 33 years. Still on a tear that 1928 season, his Yankees were visiting the Chicago White Sox. June 11th was a Monday afternoon, and Babe Ruth struck out. A couple of mile...

May 2, 2016

Thinking rationally, the concept of a parade makes little sense. A group of people walking from one location to another in celebration of something? How does a procession add to a celebration? Don’t ask questions. If we begin to question the logic of parades, we might...

April 15, 2016

The Soggy Po’ Boys have been inspired by many great artists and ensembles throughout the history of New Orleans and beyond. Today I would like to take a moment and highlight one such band that has made a huge impact on every member of the Po’ Boys.

 

The New Orleans Jazz...

March 30, 2016

 

The thing that got me most interested in the New Orleans music that we play in Soggy Po' Boys was not the songs, not the melodies, not the instrumentations, not the wild history, nor even the sociopolitical roots of the music.. well, they got me interested, as well, a...

March 27, 2016

This month we will be continuing the guest artist series with the one and only Dave Seiler. This a particularly special night for a few of us that studied with Dave while at the University of New Hampshire. He is a fantastic clarinetist who can pick up a saxophone when...

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