In Partnership with Music Rising, Tulane University and the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.

  • Learn

    Tulane Courses on Musical Cultures
    Jump into innovative courses vetted by Tulane professors that put the region’s genres in context (jazz, blues, hiphop, zydeco) through videos, readings, bios, photos, and more.

    K-12 Educator Courses

    Designed to help teachers investigate New Orleans’ rich cultural traditions with their students.

  • Watch

    Archival Footage
    200+ videos, including many original interviews and performances.


    Hogan Jazz Archive
    500+ digitized oral histories from the premiere archive of jazz and New Orleans music.


    Tutti Music Player
    Practice and play along with New Orleans master musicians.

Summer Workshop 2017

New Orleans: Music Culture and Civil Rights

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Discover the connections through people, places, instruments, themes and songs.

Create your own path of inquiry into the culture of the Gulf South through geography or genre, songs or themes, instruments or influences.

  • Paul

    Paul Barbarin

    Adolphe Paul Barbarin (1899-1969) was an Afro-French Creole jazz drummer, the…

  • Joe

    Joe Mares Jr

    Joe Mares Jr (1908-1991) was the younger brother of Paul Mares…

  • Sharkey

    Sharkey Bonano

    Born in New Orleans as Joseph Gustave Bonano, Sicilian-American trumpeter and…

Please check back soon as we are currently updating our offerings of oral histories from the Hogan Jazz Archive.