• Wendell Brunious and band perform at the Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana


New Orleans Jazz Sites: Then & Now by Karen Armagost.
Eagle Saloon

Jazz History Walking Tour Brochures
Canal Street (164 kb)
Central Business District / Back O' Town (555kb)
Decatur Street / Vieux Carre (135kb)
Lafayette Square / Business District (144kb)
Central Vieux Carre (240kb)
Treme / Vieux Carre / Storyville - Page 1 (129kb), page 2 (139kb)
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History of Jazz Neighborhoods Map
Explore the neighborhoods New Orleans jazz called home.

Did You Know?

Dancers at the Pythian Temple Roof Garden (1923)

New Orleans style jazz was very popular among dancers, with musicians finding inspiration from the dancers and the dancers becoming more creative as the musicians challenged them to keep up with improvisation.