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Treme Jazz & Cultural Tour

culture walk

Treme Jazz & Cultural Tour

19 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
culture walk

Treme Jazz & Cultural Tour

culture walk

Treme Jazz & Cultural Tour

19 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Guests will guided on a 2 hour walking tour of Treme, the oldest African American neighborhood in the United States and the birthplace of jazz. Along with colorful stories, I will play music tracks at each stop on the tour AND provide you with a specially curated Spotify playlist! You will learn about the history and architecture as well as fascinating stories about Iconic musicians including Louis Armstrong, Buddy Bolden, Sidney Bechet, Mahalia Jackson, Danny Barker and the Treme jazz family dynasties! Stroll and listen to songs and stories about New Orleans legends Dave Bartholomew, Ernie K-Doe, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Neville Brothers and The Meters! Guests will be introduced to Mardi Gras Indian culture and the importance of Congo Square and Saint Augustine Church. It is a gorgeous Creole and Caribbean influenced neighborhood just steps from the French Quarter!

Your host

Nancy

Nancy

Nancy is a licensed tour guide and college lecturer of fine arts, including jazz history and architecture. She has served as a docent at the New Orleans Museum of Art and Prospect 3. She is a resident of the historic Treme neighborhood and a member of the Acting Company at Southern Rep Theatre on Bayou Road.

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Where you'll be

Guests will tour Armstrong Park with stops at Congo Square to discuss its significance and admire sculptures of famous jazz musicians AND listen to their music! We will make stops at St. Augustine Church & Tomb of Unknown Slave, Backstreet Cultural Museum, N.O. African American Museum and visit historic Claiborne Avenue, Tuba Fats Square & Candlelight Lounge! Midway, we’ll stop for a break at Treme Coffee House, a historic creole cottage!

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Wear comfortable shoes, bring water and seasonal sun protection. Coffee, refreshments and bathrooms will be available midway through the experience with a stop at Treme Coffee House 1501 St Philip Street halfway through the tour.
Nancy
Treme Jazz & Cultural Tour
19 reviews
From $40/person
19 reviews
From $40/person