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New Orleans Jazz

National Historical Park - Louisiana

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, near the French Quarter. It celebrates the origins and evolution of jazz. Most of the historical park property consists of Louis Armstrong Park. There is a visitor center at 916 North Peters Street and a concert venue, several blocks away in the French Quarter. The Park provides a setting for sharing the cultural history of the people and places which helped to shape the development and progression of jazz in New Orleans.

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Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).National Park System - National Park Units

Map of the U.S. National Park System. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Map of the U.S. National Park System with Unified Regions. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

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Map of the U.S. National Heritage Areas. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

https://www.nps.gov/jazz/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_Jazz_National_Historical_Park New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is located in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, near the French Quarter. It celebrates the origins and evolution of jazz. Most of the historical park property consists of Louis Armstrong Park. There is a visitor center at 916 North Peters Street and a concert venue, several blocks away in the French Quarter. The Park provides a setting for sharing the cultural history of the people and places which helped to shape the development and progression of jazz in New Orleans. Only in New Orleans could there be a National Park for jazz! Drop by our visitor center at 419 Decatur Street to learn from a ranger talk, participate in a drum circle, enjoy a jazz concert, or inquire about musical events around town. There's no better place than New Orleans for a world class musical experience! The park's operations have moved to the Jean Lafitte NHP&P French Quarter Visitor Center located at 419 Decatur St., New Orleans. The visitor center is open 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday. The park also produces educational concerts at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park The park is devoted to sharing the origins of jazz and its development through today via performances, ranger talks, and other programs. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park operations moved to the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve French Quarter visitor center, 419 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park operations moved to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve French Quarter visitor center, 419 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. The visitor center is on Decatur Street, between Conti Street and St. Louis Street. Metered street spaces and commercial parking lots are available within the French Quarter. Community Events by New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park A young brass band musician plays a trumpet The park works with local partners to share jazz at community events, festivals, and other venues. Visitor Center Exhibit at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Exhibit titled "What Is New Orleans Jazz?" "What is New Orleans Jazz?" A visit to the park's main visitor center at 916 North Peters Street will answer the question. Visitor Center Concert at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Kids and adults playing instruments on a stage Passing jazz traditions from one generation to the next is an important part of the park's mission---and great listening too! US Mint Concert by New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Singer with jazz band, including park rangers The park's state-of-the-art concert space at the Old US Mint is the perfect place to enjoy some jazz. US Mint Voting Rights Act Program at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Rangers and others sing and play on a stage Programs like this celebration of the Voting Rights Act bring together history, culture, and music. National Park Getaway: New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Come to the city where jazz was born and visit the National Park Service site that traces its story from West African drums to modern influences. New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is small in size, but it tells a story as big as America. Hand playing a trumpet Conservation Diaries: Manuel Santos, Graphic Design Intern Meet Manuel Santos who spent his 2021 Summer working as an intern at the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, as part of the Latino Heritage Internship Program. One of the main reasons he loved working at this park was because it honors the importance and beauty of Jazz and its history. man posing in front of stage at Jazz National Historical Park Robin White Robin White experienced profound loss and the injustices of discrimination as a child. Surrounded by women, she grew up understanding the importance of nature, family, cultural heritage, and her own worth. During more than 40 years in the National Park Service (NPS) White valued community engagement and diversity, first as an interpretative ranger and later as a superintendent. Robin White in her NPS uniform and ranger flat hat stands in front of a brown sign. Hunter Miles Davis' Journey from Intern to Park Ranger, Musician, and Audio Producer at the National Park Service Meet Hunter Miles Davis, a Park Guide at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and learn about his pathway to the National Park Service. He was a Greening Youth Foundation intern at this park and at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and is now a full time NPS employee. Watch the video at the end as he explains his journey. Hunter jamming on drums as a Ranger inside NOLA Jazz Museum

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