Having won many prizes at the Paris Conservatoire during the 1920s-1930s, Eugène Bozza
went on to conduct the orchestra of the Opéra-Comique and to become Head of the Conservatoire in Valenciennes. As a major figure on the classical music frontline, Bozza
's compositions were well-received by audiences, New Orleans
being popular in the bass brass repertoire.
piece for bass brass with Piano accompaniment was written in 1962. It was originally composed for Bass Saxhorn but since the instrument was falling into obscurity, Bozza
also adapted it for Bass Trombone and Tuba. New Orleans
is influenced by the jazz culture of the city. New Orleans
for Bass Trombone, Tuba, or Bass Saxhorn and Piano remains popular in the repertoire of the instruments and is often included in audition syllabuses, making it essential to aspiring performers of bass brass.