Monday, April 27, 2009

A Recording Session: Pete Seeger with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band

On Friday, April 24, 2009 New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band was joined by legendary American singer/songwriter Pete Seeger, his grandson Tao, and their band for a very special recording session. Recorded a week before Pete's 90th birthday celebration, this video shows a man who is still moved by the power of song.

"In addition to being America's best-loved folk singer and an untiring environmentalist, Pete Seeger is a national treasure. He has been at the forefront of the labor movement, the struggle for Civil Rights, the peace and anti-war movements, and the fight for a clean world. He has been a beacon of hope for millions of people all over the world..." (from the Pete Seeger appreciation page -

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