"New Orleans brass band meets Sun Ra and Ornette Coleman - fiery yet booty-shaking music - it's a stone cold killer diller! ... Most bands can't get the New Orleans stuff right, but the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is one of the few who does and then takes it in fascinating directions." - OffBeat (New Orleans)

Led by saxophonist Ken Field, Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is a costumed funk/street beat improvisational brass band performing a unique blend of original and traditional music. To be kept informed about RSE performances & activities, join the group's Facebook page.

Creative Ground Revolutionary Snake Ensemble is listed at Creative Ground. Financial support for RSE performances is available to New England nonprofit organizations through NEFA's NEST program.

Music samples from "Forked Tongue" (Cuneiform Records 2008)

Forked Tongue on Best of Year lists:
The Village Voice, NYC, Georgia Public Radio, Postimees, Estonia, KMUW, Witchita, WFNX Jazz Brunch, Boston, WRUW, Cleveland, OH, All About Jazz, WUSM, Madison, WI, WNMC Radio, Detroit, WUSB, Stony Brook, NY

The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

Live Snakes"Live Snakes", RSE's 3rd CD and first in 5 years, now out on Accurate Records, with sold out CD release performances at Boston's Regattabar, at Barbes in NYC, and at Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. The CD broke into the top 10 on the CMJ jazz chart in its 2nd week out.

"Passionately performed...captivating" - Downbeat
"Spectacular!" - CriticalJazz.com
Order the CD here!

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