“Sexual Healing” as Done by the Hot 8 Brass Band

by Joey deVilla on December 30, 2008

As long as I’m in a jazzy, funky mode today (see today’s earlier blog entries featuring Branford Marsalis and Thelonious Monk), I thought I’d point to one of the tunes currently getting heavy rotation on my iPod: Marvin Gaye’s Sexual Healing, as covered by New Orleans’ Hot 8 Brass Band, who give the classic track some gumbo-flavoured gusto. I’d love to see these guys play live:

If you like the cover, there’s an excellent studio version on their album, Rock with the Hot 8. Here are some links:

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