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Me Got Fiyo: The Professor Longhair Centennial


COMING AUGUST 2, 2018 Celebrating the most beloved and influential pianist in New Orleans history: Henry Roeland Byrd aka Professor Longhair. Learn more →


Herman Leonard: 

Documenting the Giants of Jazz

Showcasing some of the most iconic photos shot by prolific photographer Herman Leonard 

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Reel to Real:


The Louis Armstrong Collages

Louis Armstrong's reel to reel tape box collages on display for the first time ever in New Orleans


Pete Fountain: A Life Half-Fast

Commemorating the life of the late, great clarinetist Pete Fountain


Women Of Note

Highlighting the role of women in the evolution of New Orleans Jazz from its beginnings in the early 20th century to today’s vibrant music scene


Jazz En Route To France

Examining how African-American military bands stationed in France helped popularize jazz in Paris during World War I. 


Highlights Room

Signature artifacts from the New Orleans Jazz Museum archive