OTJB-name
Traditional Jazz and Gospel

Old Time Jazz Band was formed in 1957, and there are still two of the original five young men in action. They came together because of their love for New Orleans Jazz. Although this is Finland's longest serving jazz band, you can be sure their music is still fresh and swinging. The music comes from the Deep South from the turn of the century, and over the years the band's repertoire has expanded to more than 400 numbers. However Old Time Jazz Band's sound remains faithful to the "collective improvisation" of the original New Orleans jazz as pioneered by such greats as Joe "King" Oliver, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Dodds, Kid Ory etc. Old Time Jazz Band has been regularly performing in all distinguished jazz festivals in Finland.

Details in OTJB's history


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