Mardi Gras.BB (formerly known as Mardi Gras Brass Band, whilst now "BB" stands for double bold) is a band from germany led by Ulli Krug and Doc Wenz since 1992. Inspired by New-Orleans Mardi Gras' music, Mardi gras.BB delivers lively blues, jazz and soul. A great part of their music comes from improvisational jams. In 2004 they signed with the german label Hazelwood. "Exile Itch", their latest album, hit the stores internationnaly in 2007.