The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has a responsibility to not only carry on the traditions, musical and cultural, that were handed down to us by the generations that came before, we also have a responsibility to contribute our voice and experiences to the New Orleans musical tradition.

Music is essential to our identity, it's essential to who we are; music feeds our souls.

Our role is to nourish and help protect the community that gave birth to one of our great American art forms, something that is truly American — and that is jazz.

We need music more than ever.

Our music is meant to unify.

  • Charlie Gabriel

    Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone & Vocals

    Born: July 11, 1932

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  • Ben Jaffe

    Tuba, String Bass, Banjo, Percussion & Backing Vocals

    Born: January 26, 1971

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  • Rickie Monie


    Born February 4, 1952

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  • Joseph Lastie, Jr.

    Drums & Backing Vocals

    Born: August 28, 1958

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  • Clint Maedgen

    Tenor / Baritone Saxophone & Vocals

    Born: August 15, 1969

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  • Mark Braud

    Trumpet & Backing Vocals

    Born: June 21, 1973

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  • Ronell Johnson

    Tuba, Piano & Vocals

    Born: September 23, 1976

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Date Venue Location Tickets
Sep 29, 2016 Westobou Festival Augusta, GA United States
Oct 14, 2016 Clearwater Jazz Holiday Clearwater, FL United States
Oct 15, 2016 Saenger Theatre New Orleans, LA United States

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