Dear Lloyd and all members of Krewe of Tucks,
Thank you so much for your letter!
We appreciate your positive feedback!
By our side, we had a lot of fun during the parades, and particularly the
Tucks parade and your after party. We were all impressed by the enthusiasm
of all the people, their festive and carnival spirit, their openness, their
encouragements and sympathy. To be honest, we have rarely seen a so generous
Given the fabulous ambience we wished we could have more time to play at the
Thanks again for having invited us to your parade and after party. Be sure
these moments will remain in our memories for a very long time!
We wish we could return to New Orleans Mardi Gras and Tucks parade. Our
participation in New Orleans Mardi Gras was quite a big project in terms of
organization, transport (people and instruments) and finance. Of course no
doubt it was worth it and all of us want to return. But unfortunately we
cannot consider this every year, for financial reasons but also for
availability of members and also because our carnival takes place on the
same dates as in New Orleans.
However, we will of course consider returning if possible in 2, 3 or 5
years. We have to discuss about it. We will keep you informed.
In the meantime you can follow us on the internet through our website
and/or our Facebook page named “Guggenmusik Kamikaze de
Thanks again for these magic moments!
Very truly yours,
Patrick Gay, responsible for the organization of our New Orleans trip and
member/musician in the Guggenmusik Kamikaze, Switzerland.