NOLA’s Preservation Hall Jazz Band Swings by The McKittrick this week
The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC), home of Sleep No More, announces the return of NOLA’s legendary Preservation Hall Jazz Band, performing on Wednesday, November 14 and two shows on Thursday, November 15in The Club Car.
Direct from New Orleans, Preservation Hall Jazz Band will take the stage at The McKittrick Hotel for an intimate, special two-night engagement. “The Big Easy” meets “the City That Never Sleeps” for what will be a legendary two nights of heart-pounding world class jazz.
The band has performed at The McKittrick Hotel since 2013, most recently appearing at The Big Ta-Doo GRAMMY party hosted by Danny Clinch earlier this year, and The Beggar’s Ball last fall. Lead by Ben Jaffee, son of co-founders Allan and Sandra Jaffe, the band also includes Charlie Gabriel on saxophone and clarinet, Clint Maedgen on saxophone, Ronell Johnson on trombone, Walter Harrison drums, Kyle Roussel on piano and Branden Lewis on trumpet.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band derives its name from Preservation Hall, the venerable music venue located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, founded in 1961 by Allan and Sandra Jaffe. The band has traveled worldwide spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the King of Thailand, this music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit. Under the auspices of current the director, Preservation Hall continues with a deep reverence and consciousness of its greatest attributes in the modern day as a venue, band, and record label.
The Club Car is the The McKittrick’s latest destination for premier entertainment every night of the week. This fall, the venue is home to mentalist Scott Silven’s magical dining experience At The Illusionist’s Table and dazzling Wonders at Dusk, as well as Susanne Bartsch’s XXX cabaret Bartschland Follies and master deceptionist Todd Robbins’ Speakeasy Magick.
The McKittrick Hotel is open seven days a week. Located in Chelsea near The High Line, Hudson Yards, Hell’s Kitchen and the Meatpacking District, the venue offers a plethora of entertainment options for tourists and locals alike. From the award-winning immersive spectacle Sleep No More and after hours jazz speakeasy Manderley Bar, to winter rooftop hideaway The Lodge at Gallow Green, there are endless reasons to visit.
Tickets for Preservation Hall Jazz Band are $75 for General Admission and $150 for Reserved Seating. A full bar and sophisticated cocktail list are available to enhance the evening.