Check out this post about Preservation Hall…

This was posted on the Wall Street Journal page…

The Heart and Soul of Dixieland

“You know what makes me feel old?” Harry Connick Jr. said to me recently. “When I learned that some of the musicians I work with are also playing in the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.”

As its name implies, the idea behind the venerable New Orleans hall and its house band was to create a permanent home for the region’s older forms of jazz—and continued employment for the rapidly aging musicians who played them…

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