Preserving Second Line Culture In New Orleans via rl reeves jr

Preserving Second Line Culture In New Orleans via rl reeves jr

“Preserving New Orleans’ Second Line Culture,” photography exhibit is going off right now at the Jazz & Heritage Gallery in Treme.

This Man Works The Ropes Every Sunday During Second Line Season In New Orleans. He's One Of The Best.

This Man Works The Ropes Every Sunday During Second Line Season In New Orleans. He’s One Of The Best.

For lovers of second line culture this is not to be missed.

A Mardi Gras Indian via rl reeves jr

A Mardi Gras Indian via rl reeves jr

Works by New Orleans photographers Judy Cooper, Brad Edelman, L.J. Goldstein, Charles M. Lovell, M.J. Mastrogiovanni, Jerry Moran and Leslie Parr are on display. This is a who’s who of talent and we regularly see these folks out dodging and weaving as they shoot the parades.

Central City Second Line via rl reeves jr

Central City Second Line via rl reeves jr

In addition to the au courant works of those above, historical photos by Michael P. Smith and Jules Cahn are also on display. Before his death in 2008, Smith was a heavy presence on the streets of New Orleans from 1969-2004, building an archive of some 500k negatives. Legend Jules Cahn spent over 50 years shooting second lines, jazz concerts and street scenes in the Crescent City.

If you go: The Jazz & Heritage Gallery is located at 1205 N. Rampart Street New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: (504) 558-6100

The exhibition ends on December 16th 2016

Treme Second Line via rl reeves jr

Treme Second Line via rl reeves jr

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