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'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band
'CBS Sunday Morning' spotlights Preservation Hall Jazz Band

In the aftermath of Tuesday's celebrations of Mardi Gras, “CBS Sunday Morning With Charles Osgood” on Sunday profiles the city’s bastion of traditional music, Preservation Hall, and the venerable venue’s namesake jazz band. The segment includes an interview with bassist/tuba player Benjamin Jaffe, son of Preservation Hall founders Allan and Sandra Jaffe, the couple that turned what had been an art gallery into a home for musicians who still championed the style of jazz that developed in the early 20th century, most famously by native son Louis Armstrong. At that time in 1961, traditional New Orleans jazz had largely fallen out of favor among jazz...

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