Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill’s Funeral Procession

Trumpet Black

Marching to the tune of “I’ll Fly Away,” hundreds of mourners took to the streets of New Orleans for Trumpet Black’s funeral.

The young musician was laid to rest in true New Orleans style, complete with dozens of brass band musicians, random people dancing in the streets, and social aid and pleasure club members leading traditional second line processions.

Take a look inside the joy, sadness, and celebration of Trumpet Black’s funeral procession.

OffBeat Staff

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