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Live Jazz music New Orleans

Live Jazz music New Orleans

June 14, 2017
Easily New Orleans most storied mecca of live music, Tipitina s first opened in 1977, when a group of music aficionados, known as The Fabulous Fo teen decided to form a juke joint to honor the famed Crescent City musician Professor Longhair…
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When is Jazz Fest in New Orleans

When is Jazz Fest in New Orleans

April 11, 2017
The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will celebrate 46 years of musical and cultural history at this year s star-studded New Orleans event of the year. Started in 1970, the Jazz & Heritage Festival continues to showcase…
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New Orleans Jazz Festival

New Orleans Jazz Festival

March 30, 2017
Since its humble beginnings more than 40 years ago, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has provided residents and visitors to the Big Easy with more than just toe-tapping tunes. In fact, during this year’s event dates (April 26…
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Jazz Cafe, New Orleans

Jazz Cafe, New Orleans

March 6, 2017
1204 Decatur St. New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It] (504) 525-0200 Neighborhood: French Quarter Free Off-Street Parking: No Handicapped Accessible: No/Unknown Restaurant Information Cuisine Type/s: Cajun Attire: Business Casual Open For: Dinner…
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Jazz dinner New Orleans

Jazz dinner New Orleans

February 16, 2017
Savor the beauty and romance of New Orleans skyline aboard the 7:00 pm Dinner/Jazz Cruise on the authentic Steamboat NATCHEZ. Dinner/Jazz Cruise Highlights: Breathtaking view of the city Enjoy casual buffet-style dining with a choice of two dinner seatings Meals prepared…

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New Orleans Jazz Calendar

New Orleans Jazz Calendar

January 27, 2017
No matter what your interests are there s always something to do in NOLA. Browse events in the coming months. From regular musical gigs to farmer s markets to dancing, see all the events happening every week in New Orleans. BROWSE EVENTS BY CATEGORY New Orleans has a festival…

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Palm Court Jazz Cafe New Orleans

Palm Court Jazz Cafe New Orleans

January 13, 2017
The Palm Court Jazz Cafe is housed in a fully restored early 19th century historic building on Decatur Street in the French Quarter. Decatur Street is where it is happening these days and the Palm Court Jazz Cafe is the focal center for live traditional jazz in the French…

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Jazz Restaurant New Orleans

Jazz Restaurant New Orleans

December 16, 2016
Thu Nov 14 - CLOSED for private event. OPEN during lunch from 11-3. -Sat Nov 16 - 8:30pm - Armed & Dangerous Blues Revue -Thu Nov 21 - 7pm - Elnah Jordan & Friends -Fri Nov 22 - 8pm - Richard Deguare & The Revue -Sat Nov 23 - 8:30pm - TBA -Thu Nov…

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Where to Hear Jazz in New Orleans?

Where to Hear Jazz in New Orleans?

October 27, 2016
Some places to listen to jazz are simply institutions, and the Bombay Club is one of them. This French Quarter club and restaurant is a great place to kick back with a couple of mixed drinks and listen to the music. 2. Club 300 Also in the French Quarter, Club 300 is the…

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New Orleans Sunday Jazz Brunch

New Orleans Sunday Jazz Brunch

September 2, 2016
A British journalist coined the word “brunch” in 1895, describing it as a Sunday repast for “Saturday night carousers.” New Orleans has no shortage of carousers every night of the week, and we take brunch to another level by adding music to the menu. Following are five great…

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New Orleans Jazz Preservation Hall

New Orleans Jazz Preservation Hall

August 25, 2016
Front door of the Preservation Hall Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to preserve, perpetuate, and protect traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band (the Preservation Hall Jazz Band), a record label, and a non-profit organization, Preservation…

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Jazz clubs in New Orleans

Jazz clubs in New Orleans

August 21, 2016
Jazz was born in New Orleans, with roots that reach back to Congo Square, where enslaved Africans in the colonial era were allowed to congregate on Sundays to dance and share songs. It began to take form as we know it in the parlors of Storyville, on the streets where brass…

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Jazz New Orleans tonight

Jazz New Orleans tonight

August 6, 2016
Every Friday night from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. enjoy two hours of the best jazz of the last 70 years — with a strong accent on New Orleans. Award-winning producer and host Fred Kasten has programmed and presented great jazz on the radio for over 32 years, nearly 30 of those…

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Early New Orleans Jazz

Early New Orleans Jazz

August 4, 2016
Buddy Bolden s Band 1905 Photo Hogan Jazz Archives Even before jazz, for most New Orleanians, music was not a luxury as it often is elsewhere–it was a necessity. Throughout the nineteenth century, diverse ethnic and racial groups — French, Spanish, and African, Italian…

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Jazz Fest New Orleans 2015 Tickets

Jazz Fest New Orleans 2015 Tickets

July 19, 2016
Sync Up 2016 The Sync Up Conference, held during Jazz Fest at NOMA in City Park, is New Orleans’ top forum for entertainment industry leaders, covering music, film and digital media from the perspective of independent artists. Sync Up is free but requires pre-registration…

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New Orleans Jazz Funerals

New Orleans Jazz Funerals

July 3, 2016
New Orleans is a city of parades, most famously the Mardi Gras processions that roll down the wide boulevards of St. Charles Avenue and Canal Street during Carnival season, but in all the seasons and in every neighborhood there are jazz funerals and parades known as second…

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New Orleans Jazz Historical Park

New Orleans Jazz Historical Park

April 22, 2016
New Orleans is universally considered to be the birthplace of the uniquely American brand of music known as Jazz. From the dance halls of South Rampart Street and the cribs of the Storyville red light district in the late 19th and early 20th centuries came a musical mix…

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New Orleans Jazz standards

New Orleans Jazz standards

October 14, 2012
Jazz music, which had originated in New Orleans in the early 1900s, began to spread throughout the country by the late ‘teens. As more employment opportunities opened up in the North, especially in Chicago and the Midwest, both black and white musicians from New Orleans…

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013 lineup

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013 lineup

April 11, 2015
Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues has announced their full lineup for the main stage at JazzFest 2013! Dr. John and the North Mississippi Allstars will be headlining along with Sheryl Crow on the main stage. The generous donation from Midcontinent Communications has made the Sheryl…

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New Orleans Jazz Venues

New Orleans Jazz Venues

June 24, 2014
For audio-visual stimulation, there’s no place that does it better than Gasa Gasa on Freret St. This venue is part-owned by a drummer and boasts the coolest paint job of any club in New Orleans. Once you’re inside, it only gets better where you’ll find an acoustically fine-tuned…

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New Orleans Jazz hat

New Orleans Jazz hat

April 16, 2014
I must confess, it s become a bit of a tradition for me to buy a hat every year at the festival. (Please, don t tell my husband) Some of the best finds, in my opinion, are by the Congo Square Stage, but there are plenty of treasures to be found at the Contemporary Craft…

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