Gabriel Brass Band / DeSoto Drive / Rickshaw Boy
The Gabriel Brass Band have been known to make even the stiffest crowd move their feet! This Brass Band honors the rich history of New Orleans music while bringing fun and funk to you live and direct!Spear headed by 5th generation musician Dameon Gabriel, with a few Gabriel family members and a host of close friends, they continue the New Orleans flavor that the Gabriel family brought to the Motor City in the 1940’s via New Orleans. The musical Gabriel’s date back to 1850s New Orleans.
This Motor City music family maintains a living connection to New Orleans family members Charlie Gabriel (Preservation Hall Jazz Band) and Louis Ford maintaining roots back home in the Crescent City as we all move musically into the future.
For more information about the Gabriel family history please reference Gabriel Music Society.
DeSoto Drive is a original rock, blues, and Americana band from the Detroit area.