Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Play WHBPAC, 5/9
Join the Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they celebrate the sound of New Orleans at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75 - $95 and are available online at www.whbpac.org.
Brace yourself for irresistibly funky dance tunes that will enthrall jazz traditionalists & new-comers alike! Named after the venerable music venue, this storied ensemble's music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit and perpetuates the art form of traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity. With the band's latest release, That's It, director Ben Jaffe builds on that foundation, energizing the group like never before!
Since opening its doors to the public in 1961, it has been the mission of Preservation Hall to showcase the national treasures of traditional New Orleans jazz music. Forty-eight years later, the Preservation Hall Jazz
Band still represents the best opportunity for music fans the world over to experience the planet's happiest music. Boasting a direct lineage from the earliest incarnations of New Orleans jazz, the current roster of the
Preservation Hall Jazz Band features some of the greatest and most historic musicians touring the globe today. These unforgettable, multi-generational players proudly carry on the traditions passed forward from the most prolific jazz heritage on earth.
This performance is generously sponsored, in part, by Peconic Landing.