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Bold, brassy and imaginative, The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band have been moving feet in the dancehalls of Great Britain since 2007.

 

The band's original compositions celebrate the high life - and low life - of these islands.

 

Among their musical heroes are Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, Louis Prima, Sidney Bechet, Bessie Smith - and British jazz legends like Nat Gonella and George Webb.

 

The band believe that jazz and blues are a living, exciting music - as relevant today as they were in early 20th century. They've won a large, enthusiastic audience for their own brand of  upbeat "Jump Steady" jazz.

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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 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

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