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Jazz en Route to France: 1917-1918

Jazz en Route to France: 1917-1918 examines how the American Expeditionary Forces, African-American military bands, the Red Cross, and YMCA personnel stationed in France helped popularize jazz in Paris during World War I.

Join us on Thursday, June 21 at 6pm for the opening reception of the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s latest exhibit, Jazz En Route to France 1917-1918. This evening of music and celebration will feature live music, refreshments from local restaurants, and a cash bar. Free and open to the public, created in partnership with the New Orleans Arts & Culture Coalition.