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Posted by The Charlotte Post on Monday, March 7, 2016
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Concert
Date: March 26, 2014
Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Show map
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
McGlohon Theater
130 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: 704.372.1000
Site: www.carolinatix.org

clientuploads/calendar_photos/preservation5.jpgThe Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current director, Ben Jaffe, the son of founders Allan and Sandra, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label.

The PHJB began touring in 1963 and for many years there were several bands successfully touring under the name Preservation Hall. Many of the band's charter members performed with the pioneers who invented jazz in the early twentieth century including Buddy Bolden, Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, and Bunk Johnson. Band leaders over the band's history include the brothers Willie and Percy Humphrey, husband and wife Billie and De De Pierce, famed pianist Sweet Emma Barrett, and in the modern day Wendell and John Brunious. These founding artists and dozens of others passed on the lessons of their music to a younger generation who now follow in their footsteps like the current lineup.

Tickets:
$44.50 Orchestra Front
$34.50 Orchestra Rear
$24.50 Balcony
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Box Office (Belk Theater Lobby), online at CarolinaTix or by phone at 704.372.1000




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