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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Emperor Norton's Jazz Band Looks, Sounds Nothing Like Buddy Holly

Posted By on Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 11:19 AM

click to enlarge Emperor Norton's Jazz Band: Apparently they have a thing for Weezer
  • Emperor Norton's Jazz Band: Apparently they have a thing for Weezer

Denatured cover of the week--nay, the year so far: when the hepcats of Frisco sextet Emperor Norton's Jazz Band played on Sunday at Amnesia, as they do the first Sunday of each month, they unveiled a sterling NoLa-jazz cover of a certain alt-grunge classic from Weezer. Watch them play "Buddy Holly" after the jump.

This should put the requisite swagger in your step as you jitterbug to the trolley car. This could so totally be the year we bring spats back to the Mission.

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