Jazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival


Jazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by Smithsonian Folkways at Your Free Album. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Few music festivals are as rich, profound, and joyous as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, now entering its 50th year. With 50 tracks recorded live, Jazz Fest captures the festival’s ecstatic spontaneity, which defines the essence and vitality of American popular music. Ever since its inception a half century ago, Jazz Fest has exuberantly expressed the unique confluence in New Orleans of Native American, African, Caribbean, European, Hispanic, and Asian communities. With essays and an


Jazz Fest: The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by Smithsonian Folkways
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Few music festivals are as rich, profound, and joyous as the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, now entering its 50th year. With 50 tracks recorded live, Jazz Fest captures the festival’s ecstatic spontaneity, which defines the essence and vitality of American popular music. Ever since its inception a half century ago, Jazz Fest has exuberantly expressed the unique confluence in New Orleans of Native American, African, Caribbean, European, Hispanic, and Asian communities. With essays and annotations by Keith Spera, Karen Celestan, Robert Cataliotti, Jeff Place, Rachel Lyons, and Jon Pareles, plus photos spanning the festival’s history, this box set delivers the sights and sounds of being at Jazz Fest for those who have not yet been there, and rekindles memories for the hundreds of thousands who return to New Orleans year after year.

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Brand:
Smithsonian Folkways
Manufacturer:
Smithsonian Folkways
Category:
New Orleans Jazz
Release Date:
2019-05-10
UPC:
093074025024
Genre:
Jazz
Artist:
Various Artists
Publisher:
Smithsonian Folkways
Publication Date:
2019-05-10
Binding:
Audio CD
Item Weight:
3.92 pounds
Item Size:
12.28 x 0.83 x 12.36 inches
Package Weight:
3.92 pounds
Package Size:
11.97 x 0.87 x 12.05 inches

 


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