New Orleans roots music: Stephen Brown - piano and vocals, Joe Hatherill - clarinet, and special guest Nick Mintenko - stand-up bass perform traditional New Orleans jazz, spirituals, blues.
"Their ensemble (Bastion Band) is marvellous and achieved with very few obvious signals, as one would expect from a group that has been together for almost three decades." Deryk Barker, Music In Victoria,
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Stephen Brown and the Bastion Band (New Orleans Jazz, roots country, blues, & rock)
The band, a group of like minded, unamplified musicians, formed in 1982, perform traditional New Orleans jazz, roots country, blues, and R & B. Lyrical, bluesy, and unhurried, the Bastion Band treats fans to an evening of music rarely heard outside of the Crescent City. Featuring compositions of Jelly Roll Morton, WC Handy, Bessie Smith, and Louis ... more info