A History of Jazz


Jazz Clubs - New Orleans

Maison Bourbon
641 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: (504) 522-8818

Established in 1967, Maison Bourbon is dedicated to the preservation of jazz. Tourist and locals flock to this famous jazz club expecting to be entertained by non-stop authentic jazz—and they are never disappointed. Musicians include Wallace Davenport, Steve Slocum, and Tommy Yetta.

Red Room
2040 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA
Phone: (504) 528-9759

The Red Room was originally the same restaurant from the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. The entire room was disassembled and shipped to the United States, where it was purchased and brought to New Orleans to be reassembled. The product: a romantic, red-hued ambiance with a hint of the French flair New Orleans is renowned for. The restaurant features swing music six nights a week, played by such bands as Al Belletto and his Sinatra show, Christina Machado, Jeremy Davenport, and Kaye Doarian.

Fritzel’s European Jazz Pub
733 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: (504) 561-0432

Fritzel’s is the oldest operating jazz club in New Orleans. Live jazz music is played in an intimate setting, entertaining both tourists and locals. Set in a historic 18th century building, authentic jazz music and delicious food make a night at Fritzel’s Jazz Pub a truly memorable New Orleans experience.

Palm Court Jazz Café
1204 Decatur
New Orleans, LA
Phone: (504) 525-029

Set in a 19th century historic building, the Palm Court Jazz Café offers jazz fans live traditional music and authentic Creole cuisine. Patrons take a ride through history, as the Café’s décor is reflective of old New Orleans’ elegance. High ceilings, a classic mahogany bar, mosaic tiled floors, a Steinway grand piano, and ceiling fans adorn the building as classic jazz tunes dance through the air.

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro
626 Frenchmen Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 949-0696

This premier jazz club features live performances 7 nights a week. Jazz fans dine while entertained by both national and local talent. Ellis Marsalis is on stage most Fridays and Charmaine Neville sings most Mondays.