The Dirty Dozen Brass Band’s founding baritone sax player logged years playing with Fats Domino, Irma Thomas, and Deacon John and the Ivories before the formation of the groundbreaking group. He’s spent over 40 years with the Dozen since they revolutionized the genre by adding bebop, pop, and the avant garde to the traditional second-line repertoire and helped spread New Orleans brass band music around the globe. Roger’s known as the Dirty Old Man. He should fit right in with the Troubled Men.
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ntro music: Styler/Coman
Break and outro music: “Caravan” and “Blackbird Special” from “My Feet Can’t Fail Me Now” by the Dirty Dozen Brass Band