For Teachers

Performance Opportunity:

The New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park has several performance venues that School bands have been able to use to showcase their Jazz skills.
To request a performance opportunity for your School's Jazz Band or Choir at our National Park please use the following link:

Ranger Visit and Lesson Plans:

To request an educational program for a school group at the visitor center, please call 504-589-4841 or 504-589-2265 Tue-Sat. To download lesson plans for the park's 4 award winning CDs: Songs of the Mississippi River, Songs for Junior Rangers, Freedom is Coming, and Songs of the Lower Mississippi Delta, click on the links below.

Stories From Da Dirt
Freedom is Coming: Songs of Freedom, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad Lesson Plans

Bruce Barnes

Songs of the Mississippi River Lesson Plans
Songs of the Mississippi River Lesson Plans

Cindy Samples

Dr. Nancy Dawson at Fort Donelson
Becoming a Story Teller Lesson Plans

Richard Johnson, assisted by Allison Baffoni

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Songs For Junior Rangers Lesson Plans

Johnette Downing


Last updated: November 29, 2016

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Mailing Address:

419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


(504) 589-4841

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