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New Orleans, United States
The Olympia Brass Band is a New Orleans jazz brass band.

The first “Olympia Brass Band” was active from the late 19th century to around World War I. The most famous member was Freddie Keppard.

In 1958, saxophonist Harold Dejan, leader of the 2nd unit of the Eureka Brass Band, split off to form the current Olympia, reviving the historic name.

The band had a notable part in the 1973 James Bond movie “Live and Let Die” where they lead a funeral march for a freshly assassinated victim. Read more...

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Video with Olympia Brass Band - Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Mardi Gras In New Orleans

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Olympia Brass Band - New Orleans Jazz Preservation

New Orleans Jazz Preservation

Olympia Brass Band - Best of New Orleans Gospel Volume 2

Best of New Orleans Gospel Volume 2