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Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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    Preservation Hall Jazz Band On World Cafe Creative director Ben Jaffe discusses the band's new album - titled That's It! - and spotlights four live songs, recorded live at City Winery in New York City."
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band Turn To Jim James To Produce All-Original Album

September 13, 2013 - We are extremely happy to welcome the Preservation Hall Jazz band back to the World Cafe. Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the dirt-floor space off of Bourbon Street, was founded in 1961 as a place for the elders of New Orleans jazz to play nightly.
Today we will talk with Ben Jaffe. Like his father Alan who initially ran the space, he is a tuba player who guides the world renowned band today. Equally as at home on concert stages around the globe as in Pres Hall, the band joins us today with a set live from City Winery in NYC. Their new album That’s It! features band originals for the first time and was produced by My Morning Jacket’s Jim James.

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Recent Release: That's It!
Release Date: July 9, 2013
Label: Sony Legacy

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