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a jazz band playing a crowded show in Preservation Hall in New Orleans
August 14, 2020

Kid Thomas Valentine

Trumpeter Kid Thomas Valentine and a jazz band put on a show in the early 1970s at Preservation Hall in New Orleans. Kid Thomas spent two decades playing in shows on the dance hall's stage.
Photograph by James L. Stanfield, Nat Geo Image Collection

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