Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Coming in March from LSU Press: PRESERVATION HALL - photographs and interviews by Shannon Brinkman and Eve Abrams

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."

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