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emanuel paul
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george lewis
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jp alessi
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 UK INDEX Extract to Cd SJKCD02


New Orleans Revival Jazz Band for play at all occasion ......

The NEW CD available very soon

Ref: FPCD 26


Recorded at IRIGNY JAZZ FESTIVAL November 2016



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The Band was create in MARCH 2003 with one think : Plays NEW ORLEANS REVIVAL JAZZ. "When you play NEW ORLEANS JAZZ you close your eyes and you play with your heart" (Emanuel Paul 1983)

The FRENCH PRESERVATION has 25 CD's - 3 DVD's - 1 Book +CD.


The FRENCH PRESERVATION NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BAND is a traditional band that plays the same jazz as the black musicians at Preservation Hall in 1960 : Kid Thomas Valentine, Emanuel Paul, George Lewis, Jim Robinson, Capt John Handy


The song list is traditional (Bourbon Street Parade, Bill Bailey, Tiger Rag) somes Hymns (Battle Hymn Republic, Just a Closer, Lead me Savior) Southern traditional music (Old Grey Bonnet, Washington Lee Swing, Hindustan) somes Blues (Burgundy Street Blues, St Louis Blues, Basin Street Blues...) somes special tunes from New Orleans (Walking with the King, Love Songs of the Nile , Ice Cream ...) and Creoles, Waltz, Charlestons, (Jambalaya, Ain't she Sweet, The Waltz you save for me.) and of course (When the Saints, Down by the Riverside, St James Infirmary...) and some of my compositions (Blues for Manny Paul, Melanie Boogie, J.P Boogie, Irigny Blues, My Love)



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Last Cd available


French Preservation New Orleans All Stars FPCD15

gjb 250708 galvanized jazz

Live at Connecticut Trad Jazz Fest GJB 7/25/08

FPCD 14 french preservation 

Live at Seaside JazzClub SJKCD02

FPCD 13 french preservation
Wendell Bunious Live at IRIGNY FPCD 13

FPCD 12 french preservation

Blues for Manny Paul FPCD 12

FPCD 11 french preservation

New Orleans Living Legends FPCD 11