Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jazz was born in New Orleans, where artists play big band, avant-garde and other subgenres in clubs and cafes on Frenchmen Street or at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Jazz’s rhythms — at times soulful, bluesy or festive — flowed in the early 20th century to Chicago, where artists mixed blues, gospel and ragtime to create Dixieland. The link is trumpeter Louis Armstrong, born in New Orleans, made famous in Chicago and legendary in New York.Hear Wynton Marsalis build on tradition at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York.
Carnegie Hall, New York City.
Dynamic, innovative and revolutionary — that’s classical…