We caught up with the group recently at a party at Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge. Band members dress in colorful sequined jackets and feathered head-dresses, which adds to the fun and exuberance of their music.
When asked: “how do you explain how a group from Cambridge got into the New Orleans brass band tradition,” the answer shows just how far RSE has traveled musically.
En su fructífera trayectoria artística, el saxofonista, flautista, percusionista y compositor Ken Field se ha manifestado con similar idoneidad en diversos contextos musicales.
The Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, a Boston-based funky brass band about to embark on a Mardi Gras tour of New York City and New Orleans, joins us to share some music.
“Year of the Snake caught my ear when I first heard it and I still enjoy it today,” says Tom Schulte.
Bandleader Ken Field has just come back from Mardi Gras. He’ll tell us how his funk and street beat brass band fared in this year’s Crescent City festivities.
Jazz saxophonist KEN FIELD of the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble will talk about his band’s upcoming gig at the Roswell UFO Festival in New Mexico.
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An interview introduction to Ken Field.