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
Songs For Junior Rangers
To celebrate the 97th Birthday of the National Park Service we've uploaded many of the songs from the award winninng Songs for Junior Rangers Album.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
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
Jazz History Walking Tour
Stop by the park visitor center to pick up a tour brochure or download the tour online. You can also dial 504-613-4062 for tour narrations.Read More
Live Web Streaming at the Old U.S. Mint
All programs listed on our calendar of events at the Old U.S. Mint are streamed. Please check the calendar for listings.Read More
Did You Know?
Edward “Kid” Ory, early New Orleans jazz pioneer, is credited with inventing the “tailgate” style of trombone playing.