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Renowned band brings New Orleans-style jazz to festival

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band
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Ben Jaffe can quickly describe his life and times with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. “It’s an honor, it’s a privilege, it’s a dream — more like a fantasy,” said Jaffe, creative director and tuba player for the keepers of New Orleans’ musical heritage. “It’s a lot of responsibility, a lot of work, a lot of blood sweat and tears. It’s a lot of exhausted days and nights and weeks and months and years.” Jaffe ...

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