Two weeks ago, we talk to the preeminent academic in New Orleans on brass bands: Tulane Professor Matt Sakakeeny. Prof. Sakakeeny has written a slew of articles on the role of brass band music in the greater cultural and racial dynamics of New Orleans.

Check out this quick video from clips with our interview with Prof. Sakakeeny as he talks about the evolving form of brass band music and its meaning in post-Katrina New Orleans.

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