Journey Proud

Mobile Brass Bands

Season 2 Episode 205 | 26m 29s

Mobile has played an important role in the development of the brass band sound of the Gulf South. The Excelsior Band, founded in 1883 as musicians for the Creole Fire House, continue as an institution. Their prominent role during carnival season as Mobile's musical ambassadors has inspired a new generation of brass bands.

Aired: 01/18/15

Rating: NR

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