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Welcome to the official website of The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band - Jump Blues and Vintage Jazz.

 

We play original music - and we have also have a penchant for reviving obscure material played by our musical heroes - Nat Gonella, Al Bowlly, George Formby, Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Sidney Bechet, Lonnie Johnson, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Louis Prima, Jabbo Smith - and The Memphis Jug Band, to name but a few.

 

Buy tickets for our upcoming tour dates - dance to our latest record releases - marvel at our videos - and get all the latest, highly censored news on the band. To find our why we're called The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band click on the blue Tumblr icon.

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"Probably the most exciting live band on the circuit today"... The Oxford Times

"Noisy and raucous and dangerously sexy jazz" ... BBC Radio 6

"This band are so good for you they should be prescribed on the NHS" ... Jo Thoenes, BBC Oxford

"These guys are the real deal" ... DJ Derek

"The authentic sound of New Orleans - possibly during a hurricane" ... Nightshift