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*NEWS*
  • Alia Shawkat and James Williams Duets album A Fine Romance by the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jass Band!
    • Official Release date: July 7, 2015
    • PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE NOW at the DONKEY STORE
    • GET THE ALBUM TWO WEEKS EARLY on JUNE 23, 2015 by donating to our Indiegogo campaign to be launched Wednesday, May 27, 2015!
    • WATCH THE ALBUM MUSIC VIDEO to be released Wednesday, May 27, 2015 on our Youtube Channel featuring Alia singing our title track with James!
  • New Game of Thrones single released, get it at the DONKEY STORE
  • SUMMER TOUR dates to be announced Wednesday, May 27, 2015!

3/5/15 - NEW VIDEO - "Black and Blue" - from Neuehouse

James and Sam sing "Rocking Chair" - the Louis Armstrong classic!

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Definition

swamp don·key noun \ ˈswämp däŋ-kē \
1. A Swamp Donkey is a member of a New-Orleans based traditional jazz band that plays old style jass from the 1900s - 1930s. Founded in October 2012, they've already sold out major venues and rocked stages for thousands, in the United States and abroad.
<"We love Louis Armstrong and old-timey jazz so we went and saw the Swamp Donkeys and their music was breathtaking.">
<"That jass band transported me in a time machine to a special music heaven and I just had to kiss a Swamp Donkey.">
See also: "What's a Swamp Donkey?" and the About page.