Other Projects & Links

Aurora is involved in a handful of other projects:

Panorama Jazz Band  – New Orleans hottest Klezmer/Balkan/Biguine band

Panorama Brass Band  – 12 piece Brass Band playing music from the Brass Band tradition of New Orleans, the Balkans, and the Carribean. Look for us specifically around Mardi Gras!

WhyAreWeBuildingSuch A BigShip – “An unwieldy, assemblage of horns, strings, percussion &voices, one minute graced with wistful melancholy, tempered with cautious optimism the next, they’re one of the most curious and original bands in America.” -MOJO Magazine

The Walden School  – Summer Music School&Festival for Young Musicians & Composers

Liquid Land – Documentary by the amazing Sound and Visual Artists Simon Berz and Michelle Ettlin in collaboration with several of New Orleans finest musicians and improvisers.

Gordon Webster Band – The International LindyHop scenes premier pianist and bandleader.


There are so many friends from over the years who are creating amazing work.                                           Here are just some of them, check it out: 

Lonesome Leash – Solo project of songwriter/performer Walter McClements

Callers – Sara Lucas & Ryan Seaton’s band create insanely beautiful original art/pop music.

Sarah Alden –  NYC based songstress/fiddler playing Appalachian and Balkan music.

Patrick Farrell – My Accordion hero

Photos for this website by: Melissa Cardona  & Kate Gegenheimer 





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