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Conversations with Curtis welcomes Ben Jaffe, Creative Director Preservation Hall

October 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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JazzArts Charlotte and Curtis Davenport welcomes Ben Jaffe, double bass player and Creative Director of Preservation Hall.

The son of the Preservation Hall founders, Ben Jaffe has lived his whole life the French Quarter pulsing through his veins and was raised in the company of New Orleans’ greatest musicians. Ben Jaffe marched in his first Carnival parade at the age of nine. The day after graduating from Oberlin College, Jaffe flew off to play upright bass with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in France. He now serves as the Hall’s creative director and plays tuba (sousaphone), upright bass, and banjo in the band. ( &

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