Dixieland Crackerjacks concert band is the most direct link to how it
all started in 1994. Usually with six musicians, occasionally with added
The band did play at numerous Jazz festivals and in Jazz clubs throughout
western Europe. Some of the highlights include longer international tours
visiting festivals in Germany, (Dresden, Stuttgart, Cologne and many other
cities) France, Belgium and England. (Birmingham Jazz Festival 1999).
The music is introduced with some additional information about composers
and original recordings. Every band member has a solo piece to show his/her
individual musical capacities.
Through the years, a large and most varied band book has been built consisting of the highlights from the early jazz period, with additional own compositions and some sidesteps to other musical styles like Latin American and Rock 'n Roll.
The band dresses in Tuxedo or in happy Dixie-outfit.
The musicians are:
On request the formation of the Concert Band can be expanded:
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