George Wein- Honored with 2015 Grammy Special Merit Award on 2/8/15

  • American Jazz producer/promoter
  • Founder of Newport Jazz Festival in New Orleans
  • Festival 60th anniversary celebrated in 2014

http://www.newportfestivalsfoundation.org/about-us/george-wein-founder-chairman/

http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/music/musichistory/jazzbirthplace.html

http://www.nps.gov/jazz/historyculture/jazz_history.htm

http://www.scaruffi.com/history/jazz1.html (Chapter from “A History of Jazz Music, Piero Scaruffi)

Black History in New Orleans Jazz: http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/bhistory/history_of_jazz.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVtURmlp7hY (New Orleans Jazz Video)

Tulane Jazz Archive- http://jazz.tulane.edu

-Patrick O’Brien

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