Live at the Jazz Corner
"Hotlanta coveys the charm and power of the music...the music pulls the listener in with it's infectious rhythms and flights of improvisation, providing a glimpse of the excitement and creative energy of an earlier America" - Richard Mills, Creative Loafing, Atlanta, GA Hotlanta sets your feet firmly on Bourbon Street in Old New Orleans. You'll experience every bit of the joy, energy, and humor of that early American Jazz called Dixieland. Songs from Fats Waller, Hoagy Carmichael, Louie Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, plus many old favorites like "Sweet Georgia Brown", "Royal Garden Blues", "South", "Hard Hearted Hannah", and "When The Saints Go Marchin' In" are all part of Hotlanta's musical treat. Hotlanta is the real deal.....authentic Dixieland Jazz. Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz has done six international concert tours including performances in Finland, Russia, Denmark, France, Germany, Belgium, Belarus, Spain, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Mexico, & Japan. Hotlanta state side performances include The Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC; The Famous Door on Bourbon Street, New Orleans; The Brevard College Jazz Festival, NC; The Franklin Jazz Festival, Franklin,TN; a nine state, 23 concert Mid-West tour; the Bessie Smith Strut at the RiverBend Festival, Chattanooga, TN; City Stages Music Festival, Birmingham, AL; The Jazz Corner, Hilton Head, SC; and The Sun Coast Jazz Club, Tampa, FL. Some of Hotlanta's highlights include numerous performances for the International Olympic Committee of the 1996 Summer Centennial Olympics, Atlanta, GA....guest soloist with the Dekalb Symphony Orchestra in Atlanta....three Caribbean Jazz cruises for Commodore Cruise Lines out of New Orleans aboard the S.S. Enchanted Seas... performance on the NBC-TV mini series "Grass Roots.....' the featured American band at the world's largest Dixieland festival, "International Festival Dresden" in Dresden, Germany....and performance at the 2007 Georgia Governor's Ball.