Monday, February 16, 2009

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Cuts New Album!

That's right, ladies and gentlemen. A brand-new Preservation Hall Jazz Band CD is in the works. Here in New Orleans, we've had the pleasure of enjoying performances from the full touring lineup of our world-famous group for several weekends running while they put down the tracks for this exciting new album. Recorded right here in the performance space at Preservation Hall, this album is shaping up to be a beautiful representation of our amazing new lineup at their finest. We can't tell you what songs will appear on the finished product yet, but we can tell you who's playing them!

Trombone: Freddy Lonzo
Drums: Joe Lastie Jr.
String Bass: Walter Payton
Sousaphone/String Bass: Ben Jaffe
Piano: Rickie Monie
Tenor Saxophone: Clint Maedgen
Clarinet: Charlie Gabriel
Trumpet: Mark Braud

You're not going to believe this lineup, folks. Outta this world. Stay tuned for more news regarding the new album, and keep an eye on for your opportunity to see this amazing group in a venue near you!

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