BLQ EP RELEASE

Join us July 20th, 2018 @ Preservation Hall for a very special midnight performance.  I WILL BE RELEASING MY DEBUT ALBUM ENTITLED BLQ. 

THE ROSTER: Shannon Powell, Shea Pierre, Grayson Breauxcamp, Connor Stewart, and Weedie BraimaH  (PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS)

Produced by Donald Markowitz and recorded at Esplanade Studios

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PHJB with SPECIAL GUESTS FROM HAITI AND CUBA LIVE AT THE MUSIC BOX

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band & special guests from Haiti & Cuba presented "C’est Ainsi" live at The Music Box Village for two performances at 6 & 8 PM CST.

By connecting the trade routes of the Afro-Caribbean via Haitian, Cuban and New Orleanian stars of percussion, C’est Ainsi brought the Afro-Cuban aesthetics of Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s new album “So It Is” outside and under the stars.

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TUBA TO CUBA PREMIERE AT SXSW

Last week at SXSW, we had the pleasure of premiering the new documentary by T.G. Herrington and Danny Clinch entitled "A Tuba to Cuba."

"A Tuba to Cuba" documents the Preservation Hall Jazz Bands' two week journey from New Orleans to Cuba to learn more about the roots of New Orleans music. 

The premiere ended with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band leading the crowd out of the auditorium for a second line parade through the streets of Austin.

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PRESERVATION HALL @ SF JAZZ

This week SFJazz will honor the music of New Orleans and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band with a Lifetime Achievement Award.  Performances at the Gala will include Christian Scott, Ellis Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Big Freedia, SEAN JONES, Saul Williams, SFJazz Collective, and many more. 

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KREWE DU KANAVAL

As you may have heard, we are launching a very exciting new Mardi Gras krewe and event in two short weeks: Krewe Du Kanava. The Inaugural Krewe Du Kanaval Festival will feature a celebration in Congo Square with food, drinks, musical performances and tributes; there will also be processions and ceremonies, a block party at Toulouse and Chartres, and will culminate with a “Rhum and Drums” Kanaval Ball at One Eyed Jacks, featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, RAM, the Reflektors & other special guests.

The new festival will raise funds for the non-profits Preservation Hall Foundation and KANPE to support important social and cultural needs in New Orleans and Haiti. The parades, parties, and music will be taking place in New Orleans on February 6.

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MIU MIU AT PRESERVATION HALL

The latest campaign for Miu Miu, Fall/Winter 2017, realized by photographer Alasdair McLellan, collages New Orleans landscapes and landmarks, from the dripping bayou to the august Preservation Hall. Everything here is a deeply textured bricolage, full of tension and wild energy.

Award-winning actress Naomie Harris and models spanning from new guard (Adwoa and Kesewa Aboah) to super (Kate Moss) are bedecked in Miu Miu’s latest fashion compendium, a celebration of clashes in tone and texture.

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