Detroit Today

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The legendary New Orleans pianist Allen Toussaint is playing shows in Michigan this week backed by the equally iconic Preservation Hall Jazz Band, who not only preserve but also educate and entertain the world on the time-honored jazz traditions of the Crescent City. Clarinetist Charlie Gabriel and creative director Ben Jaffe spoke about the legacy of Preservation Hall with WDET’s Travis Wright.