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Arrive New Orleans – The Tauck Jazz Event begins

The Home of Jazz
In his preface to the companion book to his documentary series Jazz, Ken Burns quotes essayist Gerald Early: “When they study our civilization two thousand years from now, there will only be three...


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Roots of Jazz

Where Jazz was Born
As Ken Burns tells it: “Somewhere in the late 19th century, something happens, where you know it isn’t the blues… you know it isn’t all these other slave hymns and complex African...


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Jazz in the Quarter

The Epicenter of Jazz
“Every time I close my eyes blowing that trumpet of mine – I look right in the heart of good old New Orleans... It has given me something to live for.” The words of New Orleans native...


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Jazz & the Story of Survival...

Jazz & the Story of Survival... Tremé & Beyond
Ken Burns has commented that jazz takes the principle of improvisation “and elevates it… and isn’t that natural, that the people that invent it...


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The Tauck Jazz Event comes to a close

The Tauck Jazz Event ends at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans to New Orleans' Louis Armstrong International Airport; you should allow two hours for...


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