Tuba is Latin for trumpet or horn. This tubaist & the other members of the brass band “musikkselskapet Fri Utblåsing” played in a gay parade that took place in Oslo yesterday. I was on my way to do other photo errands as I stumbled upon the gay parade. Quickly I changed my plans and decided to photograph the parade.
The parade started out at Grønland, an area were most of the inhabitants are immigrants and were there has been episodes in which gays have been victims of hate crime from young muslim men. After several such attacks, the gay community decided that they would answer to these hate crimes by starting their annual parade at Grønland.
After Grønland, the parade went through the City Center and ended up in a fabulous party in Spikersuppa. More photos from this event will be posted.
I know it can be sketchy to link to videos on YouTube, because suddenly YouTube or the record company decide to remove the video, remove the whole account, or the video might not be allowed to view in your country because of copyright laws or fascist governments…
I’ll give it a try anyway, here’s a link to unstable YouTube (perhaps they should change their name to UnstableTube?), it’s an early 60’s R&B tune with tuba:
James Ray: “If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody”.