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Celebrate La.’s Jazz heritage

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Legend has it New Orleans was given the name “The Big Easy” for the ease at which jazz musicians could find work and hone their craft in the culturally rich metropolitan. Although never proven as fact, jazz has long been associated with New Orleans, and even on a broader spectrum, Louisiana. However, with the Smithsonian having the world’s most comprehensive set of jazz programs it has designated April as being Jazz Appreciation Month, or JAM.

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