The Art of Bruce Brice

New Orleans artist Bruce Brice earned the first-ever artist's commission for the official poster for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1972. Pictured here is Brice's 1996 acrylic painting, "Mardi Gras Zulu." Read More »

Beach Scene with Seven

While George Dureau is most well-known for depictions of the human figure in drawings and photographs, his talent extended to a range of media. This image, "Beach Scene with Seven," is an example of a print made in 1985. Read More »

Soul Rebels Brass Band live at Jazz Fest

The Soul Rebels Brass Band invigorated the traditional brass band sound with elements of R&B, funk, and hip-hop. They performed at the 1993 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Read More »

Mug Shot of Clyde Barrow

This mug shot of Clyde Barrow taken in 1926 at age sixteen, portends the life of crime that would become Barrow's legacy. Barrow was born in Ellis County, Texas in 1909. Read More »

The Neville Brothers

The Neville Brothers are an R&B, soul, and funk band from Uptown New Orleans. After years of solo projects and playing together or separately in various groups, the brothers founded their own band in 1976. This photograph shows the Nevilles in 1981: (left to right) Charles, Art, Cyril, and Aaron Read More »

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