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Mos Def, My Morning Jacket And More To Join PHJB At Carnegie Hall

New Orleans jazz legends Preservation Hall Jazz Band will have a little onstage help when they celebrate their 50th anniversary performance. Mos Def, My Morning Jacket, Blind Boys of Alabama, Allen Toussaint and Tao Seeger will be special guests when the band graces the Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage in January.Tickets for the show, set to take place January 7th, will go on sale December 2nd and are available at www.carnegiehall.org, by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or at the Carnegie Hall box office at 57th street and 7th avenue.

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been carrying the banner for New Orleans jazz for decades. Made up of musicians schooled through first-hand experience and apprenticeship, the band has collaborated with artists like Tom Waits, Ani DiFranco, My Morning Jacket and Pete Seeger. Their most recent collaboration with Grammy-winning country bluegrass group the Del McCoury Band resulted in a joint album entitled American Legacies.

 

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