The Point presents The Preservation Hall Jazz Band w/ Allen Toussaint
Tuesday, Oct 21 at 7pm
Fuller Hall at St. Johnsbury Academy - St. Johnsbury, VT
New Orleans legends, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Big Easy icon Allen Toussaint will join forces for the first time ever for an evening of legendary music making. The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has branched out, during recent years, adding a number of dynamic new musical directions to their rock-solid repertoire of classic New Orleans jazz. Six-time Grammy nominee Allen Toussaint ranks as a key figure in the development of R & B — and his songs have been recorded by a staggering array of artists including Bonnie Raitt, Otis Redding, Phish, Boz Skaggs, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Aaron Neville, The Doors, Glenn Campbell, Warren Zevon, The Yardbirds, Jerry Garcia, Paul Butterfield, Derek Trucks Band, Ringo Starr, Trombone Shorty, Three Dog Night, and The Hollies. Other collaborations include The Band, Paul McCartney, , Elvis Costello, Bo Diddley, Levon Helm, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss. Toussaint’s many awards and recognitions include his 1998 induction into the Rick n’ Roll Hall of Fame.