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
Come and join us Tuesday, June 18th for our Ranger Music Program at 3pm-4pm featuring Trombonist Johnny Delatouche and Trumpeter Frizgerald Barou!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?
Jazz music was born in New Orleans at the turn of the twentieth century, a combination of many musical styles, including blues, gospel and ragtime. The originality of the art form came from its focus on improvisation.