Jazz legend Pete Fountain passed away Saturday August 6th in New Orleans but due to weather conditions his funeral was not held until today. When you plan a jazz funeral in New Orleans you have to account for thousands of people dancing in the streets to second line bands. If it’s rainy, the festivities have to be postponed.

We walked deep into the French Quarter to the St Louis Cathedral today for Mr Fountain’s farewell party. Here’s what we saw:

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain's Funeral In New Orleans

Scenes From Pete Fountain’s Funeral In New Orleans

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