The Uptown Lowdown Jazz Band is a Dixieland jazz band from the Bellevue, Washington area. Started in 1971 by Bert Barr, it has performed continuously since that time now appearing at over 25 festivals and concerts annually throughout the United States and abroad. Major festivals include The Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, Sun Valley Swing & Dixie, The Great Connecticut Jazz Festival, San Diego Jazz Festival, Pismo Beach Jazz and America's Festival in Lacey, Washington held over the 4th of July weekend. The full seven piece band has a worldwide reputation having performed in Japan, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Mexico and Canada.
Their first album, Your Requests was released in 1985, and the band has since released at least fifteen albums. The last album, Chattanooga Stomp was recorded in 2007.