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Tuba Skinny: “Yellow Dog Blues” – with Erika Lewis


URGENT! Tuba Skinny and all New Orleans musicians are in a financial crisis and need your help. All concerts, clubs, and restaurants are now closed due to COVID-19. Go to and purchase music or tip the band. Links provided on the band’s web page. These YouTube videos are free but the band has bills to pay so please help the band in their time of need.

Something to brighten your day during this dreary quarantine.

Tuba Skinny took the California Coast by storm at the Jazz Jubilee by the Sea at Pismo Beach and Arroyo Grande. The 43rd traditional Jazz festival was held Oct 25th – 27th 2019. Next year will be Oct 23 – 25th 2020. Come join us for 3 days of great music like this.


Members as of 2018 included  


ShayeCohn – Cornet
Todd Burdick- Tuba/Sousaphone
Robin Rapuzzi – Washboard
Jason Lawrence – Banjo
Max Bien Kahn – Guitar
Greg Sherman – Guitar
Barnabus Jones – Trombone
Ewan Bleach – Clarinet

Erika Lewis ( recently only appears intermittently)


 For more than a decade Tuba Skinny has played on the street where appreciative listeners can tip the band. You too now can support their artistry by tipping them online. Using donate to Using donate to “tuba skinny.” You also can support the band by buying their music:

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