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Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Heart & Soul of New Orleans

Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Special Guests

Feb 02 - Feb 04
Miner Auditorium

Please note: Dance floor is General Admission standing room only. If you would prefer seats, please select a different level for this show.

More than anyone else, Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true New Orleans institution that defines the tradition of Crescent City music. It’s been over a decade since Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, and Crescent City culture has slowly regained its footing. Fortunately, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been a rock upon which New Orleans is building itself anew.

Even as the floodwaters retreated, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band persevered in its mission, touring around the nation, sharing the raucous, soulful sound of traditional New Orleans jazz. Founded in the early 1960s by tuba player Allan Jaffe, the PHJB instantly attracted players linked to the glory days of the 1920s. Now run by Jaffe’s son, tuba player Ben Jaffe, the group features a multigenerational wealth of New Orleans talent, including veteran saxophonist Charlie Gabriel, versatile singer and instrumentalist Clint Maedgen, and trombonist Ronell Johnson, who joined the band in 2012. Their new release, So It Is, celebrates the contributions of new members Walter Harris, Branden Lewis and Kyle Roussel and was inspired by the vitality and reinvigorated spirit of their hometown after the ravages of Katrina.

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Since the early 1960s, the band has toured the world, sharing the raucous, soulful sound of traditional New Orleans jazz. The group's new album taps into the city's Afro-Cuban roots, it's common ancestry with Afrobeat, and the spiritual sound of Coltrane.

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America’s best traditional jazz band...

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Personnel

Charlie Gabriel saxophone, clarinet
Clint Maedfen saxophone
Branden Lewis trumpet
Ronnel Johnson trombone
Kyle Roussel piano
Ben Jaffe bass, tuba
Walter Harris drums

Special Guests

Airto Moreira & Eyedentity | FRI, FEB 2 • 7:30PM
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah | SAT, FEB 3 • 7 & 9:30PM
Los Cenzontles | SUN, FEB 4 • 11AM

The past and promise of American music...

Rolling Stone

Personnel

Charlie Gabriel saxophone, clarinet
Clint Maedfen saxophone
Branden Lewis trumpet
Ronnel Johnson trombone
Kyle Roussel piano
Ben Jaffe bass, tuba
Walter Harris drums

Special Guests

Airto Moreira & Eyedentity | FRI, FEB 2 • 7:30PM
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah | SAT, FEB 3 • 7 & 9:30PM
Los Cenzontles | SUN, FEB 4 • 11AM

The past and promise of American music...

Rolling Stone

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Preservation Hall JAzz Band

So It Is

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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Preservation Hall JAzz Band

So It Is

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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