Preservation Hall Jazz Band thrills Community Concerts crowd
On Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, Preservation Hall Jazz Band wowed the Community Concerts house with an incredible performance of their authentic New Orleans jazz sound.
Preservation Hall returned to the Community Concerts stage for the third time with an enjoyable night of original music from their recently released album, “That’s It,” in addition to some of their more historic hits.
Founded over 50 years ago, Preservation Hall still remains a permanent fixture in the history of jazz music. Under their roof, legendary and original players such as George Lewis, Sweet Emma Barrett, and Kid Thomas Valentine were the stars that blossomed during the formative years of the Hall.
Located in the French Quarter of Louisiana, Preservation Hall is the symbol of authentic New Orleans jazz music, and Lackawanna College was fortunate to share this piece of history with Community Concerts fans in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band played pieces from their new album, including the eponymous, instantly catchy, “That’s It,” and the show-stopping “Rattlin’ Bones.” The intimate, enthusiastic audience was clapping along with the beat and instantly on their feet after every song!
Photos | Jason Riedmiller