Arts & Entertainment Industry Forum: Africa Brass

New Orleans-based African/Jazz fusion ensemble Africa Brass performs live (09/22/2014).

About Africa Brass

Led by master percussionist and Guinea native Thierno Dioubate, Africa Brass is a performing ensemble that bridges the music of two continents and eight centuries. Based in New Orleans, the ensemble consists of dedicated and talented artists from across the globe that play a blend of jazz, brass, and African music described by The Louisiana Weekly as "expressively modern."

Africa Brass features Troi Bechet (vocals), Luther Gray (percussion), Jeff Klein (African drums), and Mario Abney (trumpet), and continues to delight audiences each year at the Congo Square Festival, Voodoo Festival, and other top events in the New Orleans region.