Last week we profiled the recent tribute to New Orleans’ Preservation Hall. Recorded over the past year in New Orleans historic landmark, the album features the legendary jazz band performing with artists ranging from Tom Waits to Jason Isbell to Brandi Carlile.
Did I say win big? I meant really big. Thanks to our friends at Red Distribution, we’re celebrating this tremendous release in style with a special prize package that includes eight, count ‘em, eight cds. The package starts with Preservation, an Album to Benefit Preservation Hall. It also includes the latest releases from seven artists featured on Preservation: My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, Jason Isbell, Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons, Del McCoury Family Band (Del appears solo on Preservation), Julie & Buddy Miller (Buddy appears solo on Preservation) and Steve Earle.
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For your viewing pleasure, here are a couple of videos featuring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The first is a documentary about the tribute album, featuring scenes from many of the recording sessions. Next up is a trio of live sessions featuring the Edge (performing “Vertigo” with the Band — eat your heart out, Bono!), Del McCoury and Pete Seeger.
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