The New Orleans Ragtime Festival presents The New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra
Sponsored by the Jazz and Heritage Foundation

Sun, Apr 7 at 8pm

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Taking its name from the SS Leviathan, a transatlantic ocean liner with a well-regarded dance band at the start of the 1920s, the orchestra was founded in 1972. Their first performance was at Tulane University, presenting a rather tongue-in-cheek concert of "best loved Oriental Foxtrots" (a then largely forgotten early 20th-century dance music genre, partially satirizing the then-current revival of scholarly interest in classic ragtime.


The Rock N Bowl

3016 S Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, La 70118

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