2011 is going to be a huge year for Preservation Hall. It's our fiftieth anniversary and we're going to be celebrating all year long with a series of amazing special projects. Additionally, next month will see the release of PRESERVATION HALL by LSU Press. It's a beautiful book featuring the amazing Preservation Hall photography of Shannon Brinkman, accompanied by interviews with Preservation Hall players by Eve Abrams. It's been a long time in the making, but you can Pre-Order your copy today! Please do!
"In their rare behind-the-scenes portrait, New Orleans photographer Shannon Brinkman and audio documentarian Eve Abrams capture the rhythm and cool of this historic club with both a pulsating array of images and the heartfelt words of band members.
Shannon Brinkman is an award-winning art photographer from New Orleans. Brinkman has traveled around the world covering a variety of subjects from international horse sport events to overseas performances of the Preservation Hall Band.
Eve Abrams is a New Orleans–based radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator. Her stories air regularly on WWNO, New Orleans’ public radio station; WWOZ, New Orleans’ jazz and heritage station; and nationally on National Public Radio. Her writing has appeared in Fourth Genre, OffBeat Magazine, Wesleyan Magazine, Post Road Magazine, and in the book Where We Know: New Orleans As Home."