About Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Trumpeter Kermit Ruffins is one of New Orleans’ biggest personalities. For over three decades Ruffins has been a champion of the Crescent City’s traditional jazz roots, channeling Louis Armstrong as only someone who grew up in the Ninth Ward can. Co-founder of the legendary Rebirth Brass Band, Ruffins has been leading the Barbecue Swingers since 1992, doing his part to keep traditional jazz alive for future generations.
What Other People Have Been Saying...
“An unabashed entertainer who plays trumpet with a bright, silvery tone.” —New York Times