jazz & heritage foundation

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, in collaboration with the Lower 9th Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement & Development, will present a Tom Dent Congo Square Symposium this Friday, Nov. 9.

Jazz & Heritage Foundation

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation will present the legendary Cuban jazz pianist Chucho Valdes and his band in a free Jazz Journey concert at the Joy Theater on Monday, Nov. 19.

The concert is the latest in a longstanding concert series from the Foundation that has brought many of the world's top jazz musicians to New Orleans.

From the Congo to Cuba, from Brazil to Basin Street and New Orleans "bounce," the universal drum will beat in Armstrong Park on March 24 and 25, when the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the fifth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. WWNO's Paul Maassen spoke with Scott Aiges of the NOJ&HF about the festival.

Award winning Jazz singer Rene Marie celebrates Americana in an evening of song as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation presents a Jazz Journey concert featuring Germaine Bazzle, Stephanie Jordan and Betty Shirley. The free concert is Friday January 13th at Dillard University's Lawless Memorial Chapel. Doors open at 6:30 pm. The concert begins at 7pm.