Legendary ambassadors of traditional New Orleans jazz and music, Preservation Hall Jazz Band is celebrating their 60th anniversary in 2021 and are making their way to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 3. The band is led by Ben Jaffe (bass/sousaphone) whose father founded the band in 1961, and is the touring group of the larger Preservation Hall collective of New Orleans musicians and Preservation Hall Foundation. Over the years the band has infused its repertoire with collaborations extending beyond jazz. A recent project of theirs, original documentary ‘A Tuba to Cuba,’ brings to life compositions created out of the band’s trips to Cuba.
Ticket holders for Friday’s show can
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