Soul Express Brass Band


The Soul Express Brass Band, based out of Opelousas, were the first group of musicians to introduce New Orleans-style brass music into the Opelousas and Lafayette areas.
The Soul Express Brass Band was started in 2008 by Reginald Jackson and David Smith. Born out of a deep love for brass music, the band expanded to include six additional brass music lovers. The current band includes the following members: David Smith and Edward Rideaux on trombones, Chris Gill on saxaphone, Alonza King and Brandon Richardson on trumpets, Freddie Ford on tuba, Nathaniel Sonnier on bass drum and Reginald Jackson on snare drum.

The Soul Express Brass Band has played for many festivals and is proud to be in its’ tenth consecutive year with Festival International. Additional festivals the group has played at include the Creole & Heritage Festival, Spice and Music Festival and Festival Acadiana. Soul Express Brass Band’s greatest achievement was when the band played for the Ambassador of Liberia.

Currently, the Soul Express Brass Band performs in local venues and continues to inspire both locals and tourists to delight in the magic of brass!

Soul Express Brass Band, basé à Opelousas, a été le premier groupe de musiciens à introduire la musique de fanfare de la Nouvelle-Orléans dans les régions d’Opelousas et de Lafayette.
Soul Express Brass Band a été fondé en 2008 par Reginald Jackson et David Smith. Né d’un amour profond pour la musique de fanfare, le groupe s’est élargi pour inclure six autres amateurs de cuivres. Le groupe actuel se compose de David Smith et Edward Rideaux au trombone, Chris Gill au saxaphone, Alonza King et Brandon Richardson à la trompette, Freddie Ford au tuba, Nathaniel Sonnier à la grosse caisse et Reginald Jackson à la caisse claire.
Actuellement, le Soul Express Brass Band se produit dans des salles locales et continue de pousser les habitants et les touristes à se délecter de la magie des cuivres !

Performance Lineup:

04/25/2019 1:00 pm Street Animation
04/25/2019 8:45 pm LUS LA Craft Biergarten
04/26/2019 1:00 pm Street Animation
04/27/2019 1:00 pm Street Animation
04/28/2019 1:00 pm Street Animation