• 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?

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.