Preservation Hall Jazz Band Releases 50th Anniversary Box Set
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band have released their 50th Anniversary box set today. The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection includes 58 tracks from 19 albums that were recorded and released between 1962 and 2010. Many of the original recordings were made at Allen Toussaint’s Sea-Saint Studios and had to be recovered and restored after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the studio in 2005. You can stream their song “In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down)” here.
A live recording of The Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s epic performance at Carnegie Hall on January 7, 2012, St. Peter and 57th, will also be released today. The album features a number of special guests such as All Toussaint, My Morning Jacket, Del McCoury Band, Steve Earle, Trombone Shorty, Mos Def, Blind Boys of Alabama, GIVERS, Ed Helms and more.