Who We Are

The Hogan Jazz Archive is the leading research center for the study of New Orleans jazz and related musical genres, including New Orleans ragtime, gospel, blues, rhythm and blues, and Creole songs. Among its holdings are 2,000 reels of oral history interviews with musicians, family members, and observers that document the stories surrounding the emergence of jazz in New Orleans from the late 19th century forward. Other holdings include sound recordings, film, photography, sheet music, personal papers, records of the American Federation of Musicians local 174-496, ephemera, and realia.

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Contact Us

To use our holdings, contact Tulane University Special Collections

For other inquiries, contact the Hogan Jazz Archive staff

Joseph Merrick Jones Hall, Room 202
Special Collections Reading Room
6801 Freret St.
Tulane University, New Orleans

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