Read and write album reviews for So It Is - Preservation Hall Jazz Band on AllMusic Several times throughout the evening, the band members talked about the history of the band, which is older than any of them. marked a creative step forward for the Preservation Hall Jazz Band—their first recording in 50 years to feature all original compositions—then the new So It Is represents a flying leap. Genres: Soul Jazz. Edit Release All Versions of this Release Needs Changes . Edit Release All Versions of this Release Needs Changes . How Preservation Hall Jazz Band Found Their New Sound in Cuba Members of historic New Orleans ensemble recall 2015 trip to Havana and beyond that helped shape their new LP ‘So … “Were any of you in the Fillmore in ’69 when the Grateful Dead opened for them?” Johnson said. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Preservation Hall Jazz Band - So It Is at Discogs. It’s still steeped in New Orleans’ musical tradition, but it has at least as much in common with that city’s current brass bands as it does with circa-1917 trad ones. Preservation Hall Jazz Band channel the verve of traditional Cuban music with new LP So It Is, out April 21st via Legacy Recordings.The New Orleans … SAN FRANCISCO — “You must have really good taste in music,” said Preservation Hall Jazz Band bassist and tuba player Ben Jaffe shortly before midnight as the group and the remaining members of a second line parade that had just marched through the Fillmore to the stage synched up their watches to lead to a countdown into 2020.. Complete your Preservation Hall Jazz Band collection. The unique place the Crescent City holds in American music is evident in the breadth of guests and the utter commitment in their performances with the Preservation Hall band on this project, designed to raise money to support training and mentoring of young musicians wishing to become practitioners of the century-old musical strain known as New Orleans jazz. PHJB hails from Preservation Hall, the historic music venue located in the heart of the French Quarter since 1961. Besides Jaffe, other members also had fathers in Preservation Hall Jazz Band, which was started in the early ’60s. So It Is, an Album by Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So It Is (LP, Album) Sub Pop: SP-1263: US: 2019: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r11534771] Release. Preservation Hall Jazz Band: So It Is (CD, Album) Legacy: 88985417912: US: 2017: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r10183397] Release. The legendary New Orleans jazz band … Released 21 April 2017 on Legacy. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band tours worldwide with a mission of nurturing and perpetuating the art of New Orleans jazz. If 2013’s That’s It!