New Oleans Jazz

Aral Sea Divers

January 2, 2018
With roots in traditional jazz, the Aral Sea Divers play a variety of popular styles from the early 20th century. Celebrating the great American tradition of diversity, listeners are whisked from New Orleans to Buenos Aires, Naples to New York City. You may hear words in foreign languages and songs from across the sea, all...
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Lifelong pals RJ Spangler & Tbone Paxton started collaborating in 1980 with the dynamic Sun Messengers band. Back then Tbone even won a Detroit Music Award for best trombonist. Since then he’s also become quite an engaging singer, evidenced by his 2017 nomination as Outstanding Jazz Vocalist at the Detroit Music Awards. He & RJ...
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