The New Orleans Hotshots herald from Leicestershire. Their repertoire includes rags, blues, stomps, spirituals and trad tunes and has its origins in the classic numbers of Oliver, Morton, Piron,  Ory and Chris Barber.

Line-up: Ivan Huke on cornet, Dave Harmer on trombone, John Hale on reeds, Ralph Hunt on banjo, Chris Reilley on piano & Keith Chaplin on drums.