“The ‘Tuba Fats’ Riff” (Article, 2018)

Photograph by Jules Cahn.

Sakakeeny, Matt, and Oliver Wang. “The ‘Tuba Fats’ Riff.” 64 Parishes, Fall 2018, 30-31.

Magazine article.

Background: Myself and Tulane University ethnomusicologist Matt Sakakeeny collaborated to write this article that traces the history behind the “Tuba Fats riff,” a well-known melody amongst New Orleans’ second line brass bands.