New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Jean Lafitte ... Orleans Jazz National Historical Park ... exploring the habanera and rhumba rhythms common in New Orleans piano styles.
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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve News Release
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New Orleans LA 70130
Release Date: September 12, 2017
Contact: Matt Hampsey, email@example.com, 504-589-2265
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With New Orleans Area National Parks NEW ORLEANS, LA.: New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and
Preserve celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with special music and dance programs, paying tribute to the generations
of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched American society. All programs listed below are
free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/jazz or call 504-589-4841. Heritage Mnth
Javier Olondo & AsheSon with Liquid Rhythm Inc.dancers . 916 North Peters Street, 1:30 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 16. Ashe is Cuban for good karma & Son for rhythm. Join us make good things
happen with live music and salsa dance. Life doesnt get much better than this.
Cuban Rueda de Casino Dance. Experience Rueda de Casino, a dynamic, popular dance from Cuba. Danced by pairs in a circle, it is a game of call and response. Flat comfortable shoes recommended. Presented by
Bookoo Rueda Cultural Association. 916 North Peters Street, noon and 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 16.
Richard Scott Explores the Spanish Tinge. Pianist Richard Scott performs a Jelly Roll Morton-themed program, exploring the habanera and rhumba rhythms common in New Orleans piano styles. Morton coined the
term the Spanish tinge to describe the Cuban and Spanish rhythms he felt were the right seasoning for jazz.
916 North Peters Street. Noon 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 19.
The Piano Music of Cuba. Acclaimed concert pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine performs a solo recital as The Historic New Orleans Collections annual Francisco Bouligny Lecture. Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres
Street. Admission is free but space is limited so reservations are suggested; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-
523-4662. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 26.
Keyboard Connections: Havana, New Orleans, and Music in the 1800s. Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center Director Alfred E. Lemmon will discuss musical connections between New Orleans
and Cuba with live musical accompaniment by Alexandre Moutouzkine. New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old
U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Avenue. Noon 1:00 p.m. Friday, September 29.
ARPA featuring Alexis Guevara of Cuba and Edwin Gonzalez of Guatemala. 916 North Peters Street, 2:00
p.m. Wednesday, October 11.
Mariachi Jalisco & Viva mi Tierra 7 piece mariachi band featuring Cuban trumpeter Eider Marttinez and dancers! 916 North Peters Street, 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 12.
Paky Saavedra Trio. Honduran guitarist Paky Saavedra performs with Julio Herrera of Guatemala. 916 North Peters Street, 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 13.
Bodoma Garifunaof Honduras featuring Gissela Ballesteros. 916 North Peters Street, 2:00 p.m. Wednesday,
New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is managed by the National Park Service and tells the story of the people
and places that helped shape the birth and development of jazz in New Orleans. The visitor center is located at The
Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, and is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Programs are
offered at the Old U.S. Mint and at 916 North Peters Street. Visit www.nps.gov/jazz for more information.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve is managed by the National Park Service; its six sites share the
history, culture, and nature of south Louisianas Mississippi River delta area through visitor centers, programs,
exhibits, and special events. Visit www.nps.gov/jela for more information.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for Americas 400+ national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.
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