The Excelsior Band
The Excelsior Band is Mobile’s premier Dixieland Jazz Band. The band regularly performs at weddings, conventions, parties, receptions, and Mardi Gras parades, jazz funerals, etc., along the Gulf Coast.
The Excelsior Brass Band has become a part of Mobile’s rich music history. Founded in 1883, the Excelsior Band provides unique sounds associated with the carnival season. The genre is basically Dixieland jazz, traditional jazz and blues. The Excelsior Band is best known as a ten-piece marching brass band. The band also performs as a smaller group, quintet or quartet to meet the specific needs of the customer.