Profoundly talented young band from Preston whose debut CD I Wish I Was In New Orleans catapulted them on to the national stage. A captivating mix of New Orleans boogie, blues, barrelhouse and gospel with the soulful voice of Debbie Jones and the piano wizardry of Justin Randall. Tipitina's second album Taking Care Of Business was recorded live at the 27th Birmingham International Jazz And Blues Festival and showcases the energy, versitality and sheer joi de vivre of their performances.
"Wholly admirable album, the youthful energy, sincerity and obvious affection for the New Orleans style is captivating - a sure-fire club and Festival attraction" [Jazz Journal]
"To capture the spirit of New Orleans so fully, is a spectacular achievement" [The Guardian]
Listen to Tipitina - Breaking Up the House: