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Beth ydi hanes y French Quarter Festival? Mae'r French Quarter Festvial yn wyl flynyddol sydd bellach wedi cael ei chynnal ers 35 o flynyddoedd, ac mae hi'n ddathliad o gerddoriaeth jazz draddodiadol sydd yn gynhenid i New Orleans.
Over the years, he performed at the French Quarter Festival and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, although this year he appeared at neither venue because of his advancing age.
John has performed at New Orleans' French Quarter Festival for years and international festivals as well, but getting an invitation to Jazz Fest is one of her highest achievements, thus far.
In 2007 alone, New Orleans has safely and successfully hosted more than one million visitors for ESSENCE Music Festival, Mardi Gras, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, French Quarter Festival, major sporting events, cultural festivals, corporate meetings and large citywide conventions.
"We're promoting the Jazz and Heritage Festival, the French Quarter Festival and the Essence Festival, and they're drawing not only national visitors, but also international visitors," said Packer.
The French Quarter Festival and Jazz Fest are in April, the Essence Music Festival is in July, and August hosts the Satchmo SummerFest.
People from all over the United States and the rest of the world come to town for annual festivals such as the Jazz and Heritage Festival and French Quarter Festival. Among the annual sporting events held in the New Orleans are: the Compaq Classic PGA Golf Tournament, the Sugar Bowl, and the Bayou Classic football game between Grambling and Southern Universities.
There is a French Quarter Festival every April where 15 stages are set up in the streets for local as well as visiting musicians - and nobody goes to bed for three days.
* French Quarter Festival. Features "world's largest jazz brunch." French Quarter.
French Quarter festival honors New Orleans' native son, Louis (Satchmo) Armstrong.
The French Quarter Festival, April 8-10, features the "world's largest jazz brunch"; the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage festival, April 22-May 1, is one of the largest jazz festivals in the world; and the Satchmo Summer Fest, August 4-7, is a tribute celebration of the legendary Louis Armstrong.