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

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Multimedia Presentations

An Introduction to the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
This short video features musical park rangers David Stoughton, Bruce Barnes, Matt Hampsey,Stephen Dale, and Richard Scott providing samplings of some of the programs you can expect to see at the park.

Did You Know?

Jazz

Jazz was first played around the turn of the 20th century. It was first called “Jass” or “Ratty” music.