Danny Clinch on Preservation Jazz Band: ‘It’s a spiritual experience’
Danny Clinch, who was born and raised in New Jersey, explains his ties to New Orleans. "My connection to New Orleans through the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is incredible. The band, it's a spiritual experience to see them," Clinch said.
Clinch, is playing a big role in this festival the entire weekend, Not only will he be one of the filmmakers debuting his movie, he'll be performing live at some of the musical events, including a Sunday night performance to close out the festival at the Stone Pony with the Preservation Hall Jazz band. Clinch will even be doing a book signing before his film debuts, for his book called "Still Moving." The book highlights the photographs of musicians that Clinch has taken pictures of during his career.
When asked about the festival itself, Clinch said that it's all about the community. "What I'm most proud about with this festival, is that we're giving back to the community and raising funds that are going to help the children of Asbury Park," Clinch stated.
Danny Clinch also discussed the story of how he became the photographer for Bruce Springsteen. Watch that story and my entire interview with Danny Clinch in the video above.