From their debut in The Basement of The Des Moines Social Club in March 2015, the NOLA Jazz Band has been in demand across the greater Midwest. They have also played numerous festivals across Iowa and the Midwest, and are highly sought after for larger private events in the Des Moines area. The band also continues to build their reputation regionally and across the U.S.
Band members have shared the stage with jazz greats and have been inducted into the Iowa Jazz and Rock & Roll Halls of Fame. They have also played at well-known Jazz clubs such as Spotted Cat in New Orleans and the Iridium and Smalls in New York City. Recent musical groups and artists the band has played with include:
Davina & the Vagabonds (Minneapolis)
Bria Skonberg – rising star jazz trumpet player and singer (New York City)
Marla Dixon and The Shotgun Jazz Band (New Orleans)
Dom Flemons – bluegrass/roots/Americana artist, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops