Saxophonist Ernest “Doc” Watson, who played with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Olympia Brass Band passed away on February 19 at the age of 77. This past Saturday, a funeral was held at St. Katherine Drexel Church to honor the great jazz musician. The Treme Brass Band played in his honor, with many members of the New Orleans music community present. Below are photos by Kim Welsh of the traditional jazz funeral.
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