If you didn't look at the track title on the Treme Brass Band's demo CD, you'd assume it was party music: jaunty tuba gets a jump on a buoyant melody filled in with trombone, trumpet and sax. The swaying rhythm is hand-clappin', foot-stompin', old-time New Orleans jazz -- the sound of jubilation, people dancing in the streets, and shiny bead necklaces flying into grasping hands. Even the vocals sound upbeat, until you visualize the lyrics: "Here comes that muddy water, here comes... More >>>