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Newport Folk Fest: Preservation Hall Jazz Band + Portraits

A few portrait photos from the Newport Folk Festival including notes on our awesome experience with Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: 9 July 2013 - McKittrick Hotel, NY (photos)

Celebrating the release of their first album with all original compositions That's It!, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band returned to the McKittrick Hotel for a seven night residency. If Tuesday was any indication, every night is gonna have you on your feet.

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Ten Great Musical Gifts for the Holidays

This year saw the release of many truly stellar box sets and re-issues from the Holy Grail of Western pop music (the earliest Louis Armstrong recordings and the Beatles remasters on vinyl) to indie heroes like Sugar and folk pioneer Woody Guthrie. Here's ten of our faves.

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The Preservation Hall Jazz Band - St. Peter & 57th St (EPK) (PopMatters Premiere)

Next week is a huge week for one of the finest bands on the planet. The National Treasure that is the Preservation Hall Jazz Band have two new releases on tap: the first is a live recording of their Carnegie Hall appearance in 2012, St. Peter & 57th St. and the second is a massive box set, 50th Anniversary Collection.

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The Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band - "I'll Fly Away" (video)

Last night, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Del McCoury Band, joined forces for a foot-stomping, soul movin' version of the gospel classic "I'll Fly Away" on the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band & The Del McCoury Band: American Legacies

American Legacies pairs New Orleans jazz with traditional bluegrass for the sound of the saints marching in to Kentucky. You'll want to be in that number.


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