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George Wein, New Orleans Jazz Fest founder, dies at 95

George Wein, New Orleans Jazz Fest founder, dies at 95

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor September 13, 2021

George Wein, jazz pianist and founder of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival died Monday. He was 95. Wein first created the Newport Jazz Festival in 1954. In 1970, he established the New Orleans...

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From jazz to funk, New Orleans music strikes a chord with residents

Haley Soares, Arcade Editor November 13, 2019

From brass bands to jazz funerals, music and musical culture in New Orleans are a critical part of what makes this city so unique and is a key part of what makes the Tulane experience so exceptional.  New...

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