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Preservation Hall Jazz Band On World Cafe

The ambassadors of the French Quarter paid a visit to our studios in Philadelphia for a live session.
In the French Quarter of New Orleans, there's a tiny venue with old wooden floors where on a good night you can cram in around a hundred people. The audience sits right up in front of the band and it's so intimate that the musicians don't need microphones. It's a truly magical place, where the spirit of New Orleans jazz is not only alive but evolving. It's called Preservation Hall. And it's home to our guests - the Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

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