Tag Archives: Ben Jaffe

Art dealer’s love of jazz inspires creation of Preservation Hall

Perhaps no single entity has helped keep New Orleans jazz alive into the 21st Century more than Preservation Hall and the band its spawned. Like many great ideas, Preservation Hall started out as a simple solution to an understandable need. … Continue reading

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Tuba players key to NOLA music and the next Gumbo YaYa

I doubt the Census Bureau can tell us where we might find the highest concentration of tuba players, but if it could, I’d guess that New Orleans would be near the top. Just think of all those Second Lines with sousaphone players blasting the beat out over the … Continue reading

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