With a joyful swagger that could only come from New Orleans, Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been playing Louisiana jazz since 1961. Today, the band’s multi-generational members sustain and expand the rich tradition of jazz music that permeates life in the Crescent City. Boasting a direct lineage from the earliest incarnations of New Orleans jazz, Preservation Hall Jazz Band maintains a robust touring and recording presence, collaborating with musicians like Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, and Del McCoury. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British royalty or the king of Thailand, Preservation Hall Jazz Band shines with an exuberant, timeless spirit.
Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014