Tag Archives: Buddy Bolden

Louis Armstrong Park is a walk through jazz history

New Orleans does not have a comprehensive museum that tells the city’s story as the birthplace of jazz. In a way, the whole city is a museum. However, Louis Armstrong Park offers a few opportunities to touch the history of … Continue reading

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Careless Love follows carefree path to our ears

“Oh love, oh careless love, you’ve fly to my head like wine.” Words of¬†caution during this season of Valentine? Perhaps. But it’s also the opening to¬†another enigmatic traditional song with uncertain origins that has become a New Orleans standard. Like … Continue reading

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