Some Like It Hot

What sets Some Like It Hot! apart from other Dixieland Jazz Bands?  The energy and enthusiasm for the music.  This enthusiasm spreads quickly to those in the audience as each musician brings his or her own special style and sense of fun to the music. 

Some Like It Hot! is a New Orleans Dixieland Jazz Band that was formed from a love of traditional jazz.  Members of the band:  Kaye Caldwell-Leader-Trumpet, Janice Medlock-Trombone, Eric Shuman-Clarinet, Ron Kennedy-Banjo, Lil Josephine-String Bass, and Nita Hemeter-Drums, all share a love of Traditional Jazz.

The band has become very popular in the past few years and has performed at numerous festivals including the French Quarter Festival, the Satchmo Festival, and the 2006 and 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.  The band performs every Sunday to standing room only crowds at the popular Buffa's Jazz Brunch in New Orleans.

When not working at local clubs, the band stays busy playing at fundraisers, private parties, corporate events, and weddings.

Some LIke It Hot! continues to steadily pick up a following of fans because of the band's dedication to the vintage songs and their all around sense of fun.  Some Like It Hot! is known for giving 100 % in every performance, whether it is a fan of one or a festival of 5000.

Some Like It Hot is playing the Jazz Brunch every Sunday from 11am - 2 pm at BUFFA'S LOUNGE.  Come by to drink the Mimosa's and enjoy a delicious brunch! It is located at the corner of Burgundy and Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans, LA.

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For an updated schedule and more information about the band, stay tuned to our website here at

Contact: Kaye Caldwell - Bandleader 504-362-6557 or cell: 504-220-1384 or email at

Some Like It Hot News

  • Some Like it Hot has a new CD - The Joy of Dixieland Whether  your  taste is  for the  sweet song styles  of Le Vie en Rose, thespicy intentions  of Pallet on the Floor  or the savory delicacy of CreoleLove Call ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2012, 7:05 AM by nhemeter
  • New CD almost ready and SLH on Tulane University Video Check out this link for Tulane School of Tropical Medicine.  Some Like it Hot is playing in the background.  Our new CD should be out in a week or so ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2012, 7:36 PM by nhemeter
  • Some Like it Hot - French Quarter Fest Weekend Hello Gang,    Some like it Hot will be at the French Quarter Festival:Friday April 13th, Preservation Hall 6-7pmSaturday April 14th, 600 Bourbon Street 1:15-3:15 ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2012, 6:07 AM by nhemeter
  • Some Like it Hot to Play at French Quarter Festival Hello All,   We will be at French Quarter Festival Saturday April 14th, from 1:15-3:15 at the stage at 600 Bourbon Street.  We will also perform at Preservation ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2012, 5:57 AM by nhemeter
  • Some Like it Hot in Breakthrough Magazine Here is an article from Breakthrough Magazine...  Thanks so much!!  xo nita
    Posted Jan 11, 2012, 8:07 AM by nhemeter
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