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Preservation Hall Foundation Helps Carnival Bands To Keep Marching

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Preservation Hall has been bringing people into the French Quarter since the 1950s to hear authentic New Orleans jazz. With Carnival season upon us, the Foundation’s Jazz in Class Program will move from the band room to the parade route.

NolaVie’s Renée Peck speaks with Preservation Hall Foundation Director Ashley Shabankareh about the long legacy of marching bands in New Orleans.

Visit ViaNolaVie for a related article written by Renée Peck.

Renee Peck, editor of NolaVie, worked for 32 years as a feature editor and writer at The Times-Picayune, earning Associated Press and Press Club of New Orleans awards along the way. She helped launch the first Times-Picayune website in the 1990s, when the Internet was in its infancy. Among her past titles are Food Editor, Entertainment Editor, TV Editor, Assistant Living Editor, and Home and Garden Editor. Her This Mold House column chronicled with humor and inexpertise her rebuilding efforts post-Katrina. Her Big Easy Living column for NolaVie explores the way we live in this always entertaining but sometimes uneasy city. Email her at Renee@nolavie.com.

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