Disappointingly, The Top Dog Brass Band is a bunch of white guys. From Germany. That. Is so. Wrong.
Because they’re excellent. It’s some of the cleanest, most polished and beautiful brass band music I’ve ever heard. I hate to say that they kick the Forgotten Souls’ butts, but they do. And that’s hard to do. Because hitherto, nobody could touch these them in my mind’s ear.
So let’s just call it a draw since the Souls are actually from the bayou….