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MU 201E: Musical Ecology of New Orleans: Home

Guide to books, articles, and other resources for researching New Orleans musical traditions.

Professor Information

Professor Brian Jones

Music Department, Creative Arts Collegium

Sample Artists

Sample list of New Orlean's musicians for your assignment:

Dr. John
Fats Domino

Lee Dorsey

Champion Jack Dupree

Snooks Eaglin

Huey “Piano” Smith

Allen Toussaint

Professor Longhair

Ernie K. Doe

Betty Harris

James Booker

Barbara George

Lil Wayne


Trombone Shorty

Paul Barbarin

Kid Ory

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

King Oliver

Original Dixieland Jazz Band

New Orleans Rhythm Kings

Nick LaRocca

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Sidney Bechet

Hot 8 Brass Band

Freddie Keppard

Branford Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis

Lizzie Miles

Jelly Roll Morton

King Oliver
The Meters
Wild Magnolias

George Lewis


Welcome to the the research guide for your Musical Ecology of New Orleans course.  Use the tabs above to find resources for finding information about New Orlean's geography, history, and music for use in your course term paper assignment.

Trombone Shorty in Black and White

New Orleans Jazz Neighborhoods

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