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Jazz Fest 2014
9:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Friday, May 2

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Friday, May 2

With seven days of music over two weekends, getting all the way through Jazz Fest requires not only raw stamina, but planning. In order to help you just a little bit this second weekend, here's the complete music schedule for Friday, May 2, 2014.

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Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins
2:00 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Terence Blanchard: A Voice For His Trumpet

Credit Bob Travis / Flickr

When the microphone switches on, some people freeze. They can’t think of a thing to say. But Terence Blanchard relaxes. 

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Jazz Fest 2014
9:00 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Thursday, May 1

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Thursday, May 1

With seven days of music over two weekends, getting all the way through Jazz Fest requires not only raw stamina, but planning. In order to help you just a little bit, here's the complete music schedule for Thursday, May 1, 2014.

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Jazz Fest 2014
12:11 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

2014 Jazz Fest Map

2014 Jazz Fest map.

Looking for a particular stage at this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival? Can't find the bathrooms? Take a look at the Festival Map. You can download a high-resolution version of the map by clicking here.

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Jazz Fest 2014
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Sunday, April 27

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Sunday, April 27

With seven days of music over two weekends, getting all the way through Jazz Fest requires not only raw stamina, but planning. In order to help you just a little bit, here's the complete music schedule for Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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Jazz Fest 2014
8:00 am
Sat April 26, 2014

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Saturday, April 26

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Saturday, April 26

With seven days of music over two weekends, getting all the way through Jazz Fest requires not only raw stamina, but planning. In order to help you just a little bit, here's the complete music schedule for Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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Jazz New Orleans
12:15 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Jazz New Orleans: Jazz Fest Weekend Update

New Orleans singer and bassist George French with David Torkanowsky and Germaine Bazzle

This week on Jazz New Orleans: a Jazz Fest weekend update — featuring music by artists appearing this weekend, as well as Thursday and Friday next week — including George French, Branford Marsalis, Don Vappie, Connie Jones, Bob Wilber, Meschiya Lake, Dr. Michael White, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Jeremy Davenport and Stanton Moore.

We'll also have an extended conversation with the Player of the Week, acclaimed vocalist Rene Marie.

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Jazz Fest 2014
8:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Friday, April 25

Jazz Fest Music Schedule For Friday, April 25

With seven days of music over two weekends, getting all the way through Jazz Fest requires not only raw stamina, but planning. In order to help you just a little bit, here's the complete music schedule for Friday, April 25, 2014.

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Music Inside Out with Gwen Thompkins
6:23 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

The Zion Harmonizers On Music Inside Out

The Zion Harmonizers.
Credit Zack Smith

They are rooted in the quartet singing tradition and a capella harmonies from the turn of the last century. For nearly the half a century, the Zion Harmonizers have enjoyed an unparalleled platform at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, anchoring and curating the Gospel Tent.

In the church of New Orleans jazz, they’ve had the keys to the church of church.

Thank God. It’s wonderful.

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Jazz New Orleans
7:12 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Jazz New Orleans Helps You Plan For Jazz Fest

Legendary saxophonist Pharoah Sanders.

This week on Jazz New Orleans, the first of three Jazz Fest previews, each featuring great music by artists appearing at this year's 45th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

This week's preview includes music by Chick Corea and his new band, The Vigil; Pharoah Sanders; Rene Marie; Al Jarreau; Allen Toussaint; Henry Butler; Germaine Bazzle and more... Plus an extended conversation with Jazz New Orleans "Player of the Week" — and Jazz Journalists Association "Jazz Hero" — Harold Battiste.

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