The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Book
The Incomplete, Year-by-Year, Selectively Quirky, Prime Facts Edition of the History of The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
The History of Jazz Fest is the only book that extensively covers the 35-year history of this world-famous event. In 416 pages, the year-by-year, full-color trade paperback format provides ample detail to delight the millions who have attended the Jazz Fest, and yet is laid out with such a rich selection of images and quirky details that the book will appeal to readers who have not yet made the pilgrimage to New Orleans. At $20.00, this is the perfect house gift for Jazz Fest hosts!
One important feature of The History of Jazz Fest is the year-by-year listing of musicians, and the times and stages upon which they played. New Orleans music lovers will especially appreciate the predominance of images, quotes and anecdotes of local musicians. Louisiana’s foodways and craft heritage are detailed in separate chapters, and colorful insets reveal the history of WWOZ-radio and the founding of The Jazz & Heritage Foundation.