new orleans jazz and heritage festival

Live Review: 13 Standout Sets at a Milestone New Orleans Jazz Fest

Live Review: 13 Standout Sets at a Milestone New Orleans Jazz Fest

The pianist Ellis Marsalis was part of the first Jazz Fest. This year his four musician sons — Branford, Wynton, Delfeayo and Jason — joined him to perform his own compositions.
Jazz Fest at 50: The Stubbornness and Joy of New Orleans

Jazz Fest at 50: The Stubbornness and Joy of New Orleans

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage festival has proved ambitious and resilient, surviving deficits, rainouts and the aftermath of hurricanes over its half-century history.