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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 Today... Tremé & Beyond

Jazz & the Story of Survival Today... Tremé
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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Ritz-Carlton New Orleans
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