New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Address:419 Rue Decatur
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone:504-589-4806
Fax:504-589-3865
Phone:877-520-0677
Web: www.nps.gov/jazz/
Size: 5.1 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 31, 1994.
Location:A temporary visitor center is located in the French Quarter at 916 N. Peters, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Facilities:Work is underway to develop permanent facilities at historic Armstrong Park bordering North Rampart St., Orleans Ave., North Villere, and St. Phillip. The complex, located at the northern edge of the French Quarter, will be renovated into a visitor center with exhibits, park headquarters, performance venue, education classrooms, and a resource center.
Activities:Interpretive activities include musical performances, ranger-led demonstrations and talks, lectures, films, and exhibits on a wide variety of jazz-related topics. A walking tour of significant historical jazz sites in the French Quarter is held a few times per month (by reservation).
Special Features:Park interprets jazz as it has evolved in New Orleans and assists a range of organizations involved with jazz and its history.

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The brochure for New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is downright animated compared to some early Unigrids--a decision Faulkner made to reflect the human story and the improvisational nature of jazz.
Louisiana - Enjoy a free concert featuring musicians from New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
Rayford Harper, 39, is superintendent of the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
In his current position, he has the lead role in developing a planning document for the development of the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
proceeded non-chalantly to tack onto the desert bill a New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
Just like a small, undiscovered jazz band inviting a star trumpeter and virtuoso trombonist to the fold, New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park has recently added two new downtown venues.
The backbeat: 1987--Congress designates jazz as a national treasure; 1994--New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is authorized; 2000--the first notes sound at a French Quarter visitors center during weekly performances by interpretive rangers-slash-musicians and a Music for All Ages instructional program; 2005--Katrina strikes, dousing and delaying the park's expansion efforts, though a pair of self-guided, cellphone audio walking tours debut in 2009.
In cooperation with Southern University at New Orleans' Center for African & African American Studies, Haitian Association for Human Development, National Park Service, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, Louisiana State University, Liberty Foundation, Haitian Support Committee and New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
It is now part of New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
This is precisely what the National Park Service wants visitors to experience at New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park.
NPCA is also pleased that Congress enacted legislation to add 3,640 acres to Saguaro National Monument in Arzona and redesignate it as a national park and created the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park in Louisiana.