Experience Jazz Music Where it all Began
Only in New Orleans could there be a National Park for jazz! Drop by our French Market visitor center to inquire about musical events around town. In the mood for a world class muscial experience? Attend a jazz concert or ranger performance at the new state of the art performance venue in the Old U.S. Mint.Read More
Freedom is Coming
Freedom is Coming: Songs of Freedom, Resistance, & the Undergound Railroad is a new CD full of songs that accompanied the long road to freedom.Read More
Live Web Streaming at the Old U.S. Mint
Be sure to come and enjoy our concert today at 2:00-3:15pm. Julie Wilson and her Swinging Quintet will be performing on the 3rd floor of the Old Mint!Read More
Songs of the Lower Mississippi Delta
The park has released a double disc CD highlighting the rich cultural diversity and history found in the music of the Lower Mississippi Delta.Read More
Songs For Junior Rangers
"Songs for Junior Rangers" features many top New Orleans musicians in a fun filled CD about National Parks that adults can enjoy too!Read More
Did You Know?
Congo Square, near the future site of New Orleans Jazz NHP, was one of only 2 areas in the United States where African drumming, singing, and dancing was permitted during the mid-eighteenth to nine-teenth century.